Examples of hauteur in a Sentence
she looked at him with the hauteur of someone who is accustomed to being instantly obeyed
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To one side, Louis Garrel, the brooding, dark-eyed poster boy of cinematic hauteur, was vaping in thoughtful solitude.
Or of Cordelia, played by Stampley with regal hauteur but little of the love and tenderness Lear’s youngest daughter feels.
Beneath the chilly hauteur of Levy's Elsa lies a world of fear, sadness and confusion.
Susan Beresford is of course the love interest: a willowy, auburn-haired heiress whose hauteur and needling humor mask a tender heart.
At the more affluent end of the spectrum, a prostitute can communicate a chilly hauteur.
England’s secretary of state for the American colonies has a hint of hauteur about him, but also a sense of doubt.
Red-glass lanterns on the facade hint at happy hanky-panky, and the warm welcome at reception is the first clue that this hotel has ditched the hauteur.
Streep’s chastising of Trump in her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes was derided as a sniffy display of royal hauteur, as if her ladyship had gotten her blue sash in a twist.
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arrogance, assumption, bumptiousness, consequence, haughtiness, high horse, huffiness, imperiousness, loftiness, lordliness, masterfulness, pomposity, pompousness, presumptuousness, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness, self-importance, superciliousness, superiority;
cockiness, complacence, conceit, egoism, egotism, pride, pridefulness, self-assumption, self-centeredness, self-complacency, self-conceit, self-content, self-contentment, self-opinion, self-partiality, self-satisfaction, smugness, swelled head, vanity;
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