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Word of the Day–3/28/2011

Posted by ccasc on March 28, 2011

Haughty

[haw-tee]  (adj.) disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious.

*from the Middle English haute, meaning “high in one’s own estimation.”

“Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.”

~Joseph Addison

 

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