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When the bankrupt Gawker shut its doors in 2016, it seemed unlikely that the site known for snarky opinions, celebrity gossip and haughty critiques would return.
‘IT’S NOT GOING TO BE NICE’: LEAH FINNEGAN IS REBUILDING GAWKER WITH HER EDITORIAL VISION FRONT AND CENTERKAYLEIGH BARBERSEPTEMBER 28, 2021DIGIDAY
Even curbside, the haughty look of this ride is intimidating.
ADVENTURE CRUISERSJOE PHILLIPSJULY 15, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
While he puts a good deal of blame on the former president, who, he writes, “could come off as lecturing and haughty,” Boehner also recognizes that he was often not in the best negotiating position.
JOHN BOEHNER ON HOW CONGRESS BECAME ‘CRAZYTOWN’KATHY KIELYAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Under the long lashes of low lids a pair of eyes black and insolent set off the haughty lines of her scarlet lips.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He passed them by, and haughty tenor and swaggering basso again took heart of grace.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
This haughty Countess, by the way, has always had a great fascination for me, because she looks like a woman who "has a history."
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She remembered the many scenes in which her spirit had been humiliated by haughty assumptions.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
It was a little haughty like her own, but the smile was very sweet, the features resolute and strong just now.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
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WORDS RELATED TO HAUGHTY

  • bossy
  • cavalier
  • cocky
  • condescending
  • contemptuous
  • disdainful
  • egotistic
  • haughty
  • high-and-mighty
  • imperious
  • insolent
  • lofty
  • nervy
  • overbearing
  • patronizing
  • proud
  • putting on airs
  • scornful
  • snobby
  • superior
  • uppity
  • vainglorious
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