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 for haughty
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Haughty \Haugh"ty\ (h[add]"t[y^]), a. [Compar. Haughtier
     (h[add]"t[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Haughtiest.] [OE. hautein, F.
     hautain, fr. haut high, OF. also halt, fr. L. altus. See
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     1. High; lofty; bold. [Obs. or Archaic]
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              To measure the most haughty mountain's height.
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              Equal unto this haughty enterprise.   --Spenser.
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     2. Disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant;
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              A woman of a haughty and imperious nature.
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     3. Indicating haughtiness; as, a haughty carriage.
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              Satan, with vast and haughty strides advanced,
              Came towering.                        --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of
             those one views as unworthy; "some economists are
             disdainful of their colleagues in other social
             disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners
             were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very
             sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my
             clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood
             than usual"- W.L.Shirer [syn: disdainful, haughty,
             imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful,
             sniffy, supercilious, swaggering]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  98 Moby Thesaurus words for "haughty":
     Olympian, aerial, airy, aloof, altitudinous, arrogant, ascending,
     aspiring, belittling, big, boastful, cavalier, clannish, cliquish,
     colossal, complacent, conceited, condescending, contemptuous,
     contumelious, derisive, detached, disdainful, distant, dominating,
     domineering, egotistic, egotistical, elevated, eminent, ethereal,
     exalted, exclusive, high, high and mighty, high-and-mighty,
     high-faluting, high-flown, high-headed, high-nosed, high-pitched,
     high-reaching, high-set, high-up, highfalutin, hoity-toity,
     indifferent, insolent, la-di-da, lofty, lordly, monumental,
     mounting, outtopping, overbearing, overlooking, overtopping,
     overweening, patronizing, presumptuous, pretentious, prominent,
     proud, purse-proud, reserved, scornful, self-important,
     self-satisfied, smug, sneering, sniffy, snobbish, snobby, snooty,
     snotty, soaring, spiring, steep, stuck-up, sublime, supercilious,
     superior, superlative, supernal, swelled-headed, topless,
     toploftical, toplofty, topping, towering, towery, uplifted, uppish,
     uppity, upreared, upstage, vain, withering

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