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aristocratic

uh ri stuh kra tik

  • s  belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    an aristocratic family
    aristocratic Bostonians
    aristocratic government
    aristocratic bearing
    aristocratic features

  • What the Maharaja felt for many of them, especially the office-hungry respectable bureaucrats of the trades unions, was nothing but a fine, aristocratic disdain.
  • To those who savor such things, British royals are the first among equals of world royalty, the last symbols of an aristocratic society that has largely disappeared in most places .
  • But over the past 12 years, what people have found to be most appealing about the aristocratic family's grounds has been the burial site of Princess Diana.
Quotes

  • Warren Buffett in Washington Post
    The resources of society I don't think should pass along in terms of an aristocratic dynasty of wealth,Buffett told the panel. "I believe in keeping equality of opportunity as much as you can in this country."
  • Carla Bruni in National
    The official translation of what she actually wrote was this: "The companion of the new UK head of government is a kind of fashion icon. Aristocratic but bohemian, practitioner of yoga and close to the ecological cause, this mother of three has...
  • Vince Cable in AFP
    The City bankers who ruined their banks but have been kept in employment by the taxpayer now demand we pay them their bonuses to maintain the aristocratic lifestyle to which they have become accustomed,Vince Cable, finance spokesman for the...

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