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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlordlylord‧ly /ˈlɔːdli $ -ɔːr-/ adjective  1 BOASTbehaving in a way that shows you think you are better or more important than other people a lordly disdain for the common man2 IMPRESSvery big and impressive a lordly feastlordliness noun [uncountable]
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lordlyAnother shows a large and lordly daemon with a wasp-tail, standing between two human attendants.Hence its rather lordly detachment, its contempt for superstition, and its obvious scepticism.They drew rein in Sparta before the lordly dwelling, a house far more splendid than either young man had ever seen.It contains many lordly estates of those who made their fortunes before World War I in ship building and engineering.Its usefulness presupposed markets where the lord's agents, or the beneficiaries of lordly gifts, could exchange it for consumables.He had been too lordly to do this at one time, preferring to give them as Christmas presents.The lordly tripod is replaced by a broken palm-tree overhanging a mourning woman.
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