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  • s  of or befitting a lord
    heir to a lordly fortune
  • s  having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    his lordly manners were offensive

  • But they were vagabonds, getting by on good looks, lordly manners and copious spending.
  • Connected with the main building of the American Museum of Natural History, this memorial is a vast hall which presents to the street a lordly Roman entrance arch.
  • The lordly violin and its less illustrious relatives in the string family are in trouble.

  • Vin Scully in AtlantaBraves.com
    The one thing you have to remember was the origin of the rivalry, which would be the Brooklyn Dodgers -- the hapless trolley Dodgers, the borough that elicited laughs whenever mentioned -- and the lordly pinstripers in the Bronx,said Scully,...
  • Mark Leyner in Nashua Telegraph
    I think it's important that there's actually a name for eye gunk - mucopolysaccharide,Leyner said. "Let's share that information. But without striking a tone of lordly authority."
  • Edwin Markham in YourHub.com
    Markham wrote, "When he fell, in whirlwind he went, as when a lordly cedar, green with boughs, goes with a great shout upon the hills and leaves a lonesome place against the sky".

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