(?), a. [Compar. Loftier (?); superl. Loftiest.] [From Loft.] 1. Lifted high up; having great height; towering; high.
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See lofty Lebanon his head advance.
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2. Fig.: Elevated in character, rank, dignity, spirit, bearing, language, etc.; exalted; noble; stately; characterized by pride; haughty.
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The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity.
Is. lvii. 15.
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Lofty and sour to them that loved him not
. Shak.
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Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme.

Syn. -- Tall; high; exalted; dignified; stately; majestic; sublime; proud; haughty. See Tall.
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