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- adj. Proud; haughty; disdainful.
- adj. Ostentatious; showy.
- adj. Swollen; augmented; excessive.
- adj. Threatening; dangerous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See orgillous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Proud; haughty.
- Swollen; augmented; excessive; hence, threatening; dangerous.
America exudes an orgulous dynamic, stretching its fatty arms to encompass all potential, all possibilities.
That shall not need, said Sir Launcelot, for an I were as orgulous set as ye are, wit you well I should meet you in midst of the field.
Damas, are called an orgulous knight, and full of villainy, and not worth of prowess your deeds, therefore I will that ye give unto your brother all the whole manor with the appurtenance, under this form, that Sir Ontzlake hold the manor of you, and yearly to give you a palfrey to ride upon, for that will become you better to ride on than upon a courser.
An orgulous Turk who strikes in the dark vaults of flesh like a penile thunderbolt.
Contrast with this Japanese sage that orgulous hidalgo who, in black velvet, defies modern Prussia from one of Velasquez's canvases in Berlin.
He stood quite still, a figure orgulous and splendent.
Talisso laughed his fierce and orgulous laugh as he rode at their head and they all hurled through the gates, and, clattering up the empty street, carried the castle out of hand?
And Talisso answered, with a peal of orgulous laughter: "Restless as the sea; insatiable as the grave."
It is the great shogun himself, stern of mien, and with fierce, orgulous brows; a very impressive figure, notwithstanding he wears black velvet trousers a yard and a half too long for him, and is accompanied by a train-bearer who skips about and disposes this superfluous length in graceful folds whenever his master comes to a standstill ....
When Modred defied him, the archbishop departed, and "did the curse in the most orgulous wise that might be done."