haughty means having or showing arrogance and superiority over others.


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Lastly, the coup needs useful intellectuals to draw the sting from any critics. Step up last week the academic Matthew Goodwin, who has morphed from studying the right to becoming an active rightwing advocate, arguing that a liberal elite constituting Emily Maitlis, Gary Lineker and Emma Watson (some elite!) has the country in its thrall, out of step with virtuous mainstream working-class opinion who it haughtily disparages. Yes, it is possible to understand why many in the working class in “red wall” seats want strong defence and immigration policies and think climate change is only a middle-class preoccupation – but that does not mean that objectively the “stop the boats” policy is not cruel and inhumane, that climate change is bogus or that Brexit has nothing to do with queues at Dover.

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And again, in a lecture: It “has no meaning but its beauty, no message but its joy.” Any critic today who evinced such a haughtily apolitical view of life and art would probably annoy their more virtue-oriented readers. And yes, Wilde had a personal interest in cautioning against the encroachment of ethics on creative pursuits.

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For so long, the practice of “serious” political journalism has evinced a haughty conundrum – that of the scribe being simultaneously “in the room”, having selflessly pursued access for the reader, and yet also being invisible in that room, devoid of material form, like a camera in a movie. The diligent reporter exclusively reports, does not seek to shape things, and never, ever, uses the perpendicular pronoun “I”.

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The contestants are the two people he seemingly cared about most. First is his estranged daughter, Camille, played by Fleur Geffrier, whose palate Alexandre trained so fanatically as a little girl that she turned against wine. The other is his protege, Issei Tomine — that's Tomohisa Yamashita — a cool, self-possessed young man who comes from a haughty , high-born family that hates his interest in wine.

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In a scene at the University of Cambridge’s law school, Tessa is informed that one of every three students will fail to graduate; the incorrect assumption is, due to her background, she’ll be that one. That ratio, though, will become anguishingly relevant later on, after the tables have turned, and Tessa becomes a statistic in a category she’d been too haughty to imagine ever being inducted into.

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As the Queen of Sheba hails Solomon she is accompanied by an elegant female retinue, all in Renaissance clothes including ruff collars and magnificently vertical hairstyles, and all strongly individualised: some look straight at us, others pose haughtily or casually. They are all quite obviously portraits.

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Kate’s job requires her to work closely with members of the British government, in particular its haughty prime minister, Nicol Trowbridge (Rory Kinnear), and high-minded foreign secretary, Austin Dennison (David Gyasi). These personal alliances — and others — shift throughout the season, in part because of clashing personalities and at other times actual political agendas.

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Really? A tasteless, two-minute, 40-year-old deep cut makes a list of Weird Al's all-time greatest songs? Trust me: If it hadn't, I'd be on the receiving end of a haughty , handwritten-in-cursive letter from my 12-year-old self. Maybe it's all those memories of "Mr.

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THE CHEF MOST often credited with inventing the croquembouche, the French-born confection that towers haughtily over any table it graces, was, unsurprisingly, an architecture enthusiast. Toward the end of the French Revolution, years before he baked the cake for Napoleon Bonaparte’s (second) wedding, Marie-Antoine Carême began an apprenticeship at a patisserie near the Palais Royal.

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He could make the kindest, most unexpected little gesture. He could be savagely funny. He could typify a person in one merciless swoop—the way a young person working at a coffee shop says “No problem,” after you thank them, the ennui, the haughty disinterest barely allowing them to get the words out.

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I make no apology, by the way, for basing this argument on what might haughtily be written off as ‘vibes’. Vibes is everything when it comes to the ceremonial pomp of monarchy; which is to say, monarchy itself. It’s vibes all the way down. ‘Efficient’ is the territory of institutions; ‘dignified’ is, when you get down to it, all about the vibes. And the vibes here had a bass-note of subdued sadness.

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The 20th century had begun, then, with what might be termed cultural parricide—an attack on the paternalistic, stuffily religious, and sexually repressive features of the century before. Younger writers and artists such as Joyce, Lawrence, Gide, Picasso, Stravinsky, Diaghilev, Wyndham Lewis, Ezra Pound, and T.S. Eliot formed what the novelist Ford Madox Ford called “a proud and haughty generation,” determined, in Pound’s words, to “make it new.” Yet, looking back in 1937, Wyndham Lewis wrote ruefully: