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adjective mainly literary     lofty pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    lofty aims or principles deserve to be admired because they are based on high moral standards

    Few people can meet his lofty standards.

  2. 3
    someone who has a lofty manner or attitude behaves in a way that shows they think they are better than other people

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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