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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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By now, many of us were expecting us to be around the Champions League places like we were last season - perhaps even reaching loftier heights - but it has not materialised for plenty of reasons.
It will serve as the Rep's restaurant, but Mr Welburn has loftier ambitions.
Meanwhile, the more sensible Viva (Adelayo Adedayo) wants to dump her boyfriend because his obsession with opening a pie shop doesn't square with her own loftier ambitions.
For diners who prefer loftier views, Sea Lounge offers an elegant and refined location, ideal for both business functions and casual gatherings," general manager Carsten Fritz said.
The animal had outgrown her enclosure at the Western Plains Zoo and needed more headroom and her journey to loftier new living quarters turned heads along the way.
A social hour, dinner with program and prizes followed the tournament Additional event sponsors included Boeckermann, Grafstron & Mayer, LLC; Fidelity Bank; Beth and John Fondell; Gopher Sport; Innovance Insurance Applications Group, LLC; Loftier, Noble RV; Orange Tree Employment Services; Owatonna Granite and Monument; SPX Corporation; TPS Insurance Agency; and Truth Hardware.
The ease with which he won that day suggests he should have no trouble defying this loftier rating, especially as summer jump races are invariably less competitive than those run in the peak of the season.
For whatever reason, he's failed to break into the upper echelons of the Welsh coaching structure, even though he possesses a rugby brain many in loftier roles could only dream of having.
Now the fungus has been tapped for a loftier flavor: vanillin, vanilla's dominant compound (SN: 5/23/09, p.
Hollo Ladies only had a maiden win eight days earlier to his name, but the loftier company brought about an improved performance and Davy Condon's mount earned a hard-fought neck success over Saludos.
without saying: 'Our country is loftier and more beautiful
The resistance fighters would not initiate such a thing, because their moral values are much loftier than that.