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lofty

adjective august, cavalier, celebrated, celestial, dignified, distinguished, elevated, eminent, enhanced, exalted, exalted ideal, fabled, famous, heavenly, heightened, high, high intellectual values, high score value, honorable, illustrious, immortal, kingly, leading, legendary, lordly, magisterial, magnificent, noble, notable, noted, predominant, preeminent, princely, prominent, raised, renowned, respected, revered, soaring, venerable
Associated concepts: lofty goals, lofty ideals, lofty plans
See also: grandiose, magnanimous, meritorious, orgulous, presumptuous, prominent, proud, remarkable, supercilious
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In case you missed it, Simon Wolfson, the multi-millionaire Tory peer boss of Next, has loftily declared that for poor MULTI-sods who toil in his shops PS6.
Fortunately, the Queen has seen it all before and is unlikely to be unduly concerned about such matters being loftily above it.
The curtain-clad galleon that is Camila Batmanghelidjh loftily asked the Commons committee investigating the fall of her Kids Company charity: "On what basis have you decided this was a failing charity?
This struck me as a loftily academic and rather sad conclusion.
We 'like lists', he notes loftily, 'because we don't want to die'.
The Arabs are the form team in the Premiership and sit loftily in fourth spot with rave reviews pouring in for their stylish play.
Inevitably, since this was a flagship policy of the Government, police minister Damian Green has loftily dismissed Mr Jones' claims.
Japanese star Shinji Ono (right) is one reason why Western Sydney Wanderers sit loftily in second place in the A-League
In the end he said transparent by-polls laid bare for all to see the "tsunami", which some loftily claimed would wash the MQM out was nowhere to be found, whereas MQM was still there standing tall in all its glory.
Young and old people merrily converge to socialize the local coffee shops, archeological houses, or the old Souk in the ancient district of Bab Al-Bahrain where the office of the late Ruler of Bahrain, His Majesty Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, superbly and loftily stands over the horizon as it now retrieves its prestigious place and assumes a new functional role alongside with the Data Center and the offices of the Arab Tourism and the International Tourism organizations have been inaugurated in the building of Bab Al-Bahrain.
But there was a problem, during a meeting with the cast, the wife of the lead actor Jeffrey Hunter came in and loftily announced that Hunter is a movie star and will no longer do television.
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