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Loftier Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    lofty adj
  1. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept" [syn: exalted, high-flown, high-minded, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded]
  2. of imposing height; especially standing out above others; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering iceburgs" [syn: eminent, soaring, towering]
  3. having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks" [syn: gallant, majestic, proud] [also: loftiest, loftier]
Loftier Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    loftier See lofty
Loftier Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lofty \Loft"y\, a. [Compar. Loftier; superl. Loftiest.] [From Loft.]
  1. Lifted high up; having great height; towering; high. See lofty Lebanon his head advance. --Pope.
  2. Fig.: Elevated in character, rank, dignity, spirit, bearing, language, etc.; exalted; noble; stately; characterized by pride; haughty. The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity. --Is. lvii. 15. Lofty and sour to them that loved him not. --Shak. Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. --Milton. Syn: Tall; high; exalted; dignified; stately; majestic; sublime; proud; haughty. See Tall.
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    • Vegas is back! MGM is winning big in U.S.
      Thanks to higher occupancy rates and loftier room prices, the house is clearly winning. Read more on this news related to 'Loftier'
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      By Neil Maidment LONDON (Reuters) - Having finally treated their long-empty trophy cabinet to some FA Cup silverware last season, Arsenal have splashed the cash ahead of the new Premier League campaign to improve a squad that could now be capable of pushing for loftier titles. Rapid forward Alexis Sanchez, a 35 million pound signing from Barcelona, leads a band of Read more on this news related to 'Loftier'
    • San Domenico a spring stepping stone
      Trainer Gerald Ryan has loftier goals in sight for Ygritte and Washington Heights but believes both can make their presence felt in the San Domenico. Read more on this news related to 'Loftier'

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