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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LORDLINESS

But, on the other hand, for all his lordliness of spirit, he felt that the man was his master.

Nothing can give an idea of his lordliness or the gratitude with which he is surrounded.

"A train," I replied, trying to sound inconsequential with the lordliness that comes of intense disgust.

The humbleness and poverty of her surroundings brought out into relief the wealth and lordliness of her charms.

How the soldiers, oppressed by the lordliness of many generals, adored his plainness we have seen.

Confiding in his army and his position he gave free rein to his vanity, his lordliness and his exultation.

In fact, in his lordliness he had presented the grinning fellow with five shillings!

The boy Trevanion had used to see at play had grown up to this lordliness, had he?

The dominant feature of the view is lordliness, although beauty is almost equally manifest.

WORD ORIGIN

14c., from Old English hlafordlic "lordly, noble;" see lord (n.) + -ly (1). As an adverb from mid-14c.

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