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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.
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.
This haughty Countess, by the way, has always had a great fascination for me, because she looks like a woman who "has a history."
She remembered the many scenes in which her spirit had been humiliated by haughty assumptions.
It was a little haughty like her own, but the smile was very sweet, the features resolute and strong just now.
I can see her now, erect and haughty, facing me across the dinner-table, her eyes ablaze with indignation.
He meanwhile shunned the public gaze with a haughty shyness which inflamed curiosity.
SYNONYM OF THE DAYAPRIL 23, 2021

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