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  • noun Plural form of arrogance.


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  • Embassy, or the ritual chants at Friday prayers each week (led by a figure known as the Minister of Slogans), or the equally ritual headlines in the state media, enumerating Washington's "arrogances" on a daily basis.

    Iran Follies

  • But then the only person who could have answered my questions would have been me - and I'm not really that confident in my own arrogances that they would have let me done as a good job as these young women had.

    Imam Khalid Latif: Ramadan Reflection Day 14 - Wrestling with Arrogance

  • "The Geneva talks were a success and a victory for the Islamic republic system (since) even the Zionist and world arrogances 'media confirmed this," he said.

    OpEdNews - Diary: The Need to Heed the Dangerous Threats from Iran, Israel and U.S.

  • We have been given a lot of rope and it will take some self restraint to keep from hanging ourselves, by the excesses and arrogances which too often follow oversized majorities.

    Justice Jackson's (pre-justiceship) Speech of December 1936.

  • And ... while one can frequently agree with the sentiment usually expressed in the recesses of one's mind over the latest in a string of USA arrogances, it does NOT excuse the rhetorical use of "Yanqui de mierda" (and that's the somewhat cleansed literal translation!) coming from the lips of a firebrand national leader like President Hugo Chavez Frias!

    A squadron of pigs parked at a Venezuelan air base instead of a couple of Russian bombers (even without nukes aboard!)

  • What we charge against these defendants is not those arrogances and pretensions which frequently accompany the intermingling of different peoples and which are likely, despite the honest efforts of government, to produce regrettable crimes and convulsions.


  • In conclusion, I offer one plea to those who are the most liberal, the most Democratic, the most angry and resentful of the injustices and wrongs and arrogances of recent years.

    Firedoglake » The Political Mood

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE (through translator): We are not a great power who can confront the planes and the missiles of the occupation, but our people have the will and the right to defend themselves and to confront as much as they can the arrogances of the occupation.

    CNN Transcript Apr 18, 2006

  • And the Federation, running ahead, trapped in its own fate and future, would, for the best of reasons and the worst of arrogances, deny them those bright, hopeful explorations.


  • Some arrogances a leader, and lawgiver, dared not risk.



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