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 for Lordlier
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lordly \Lord"ly\, a. [Compar. Lordlier; superl. Lordliest.]
     [Lord + -ly. Cf. Lordlike.]
     1. Suitable for a lord; of or pertaining to a lord;
        resembling a lord; hence, grand; noble; dignified;
        honorable.
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              She brought forth butter in a lordly dish. --Judges
                                                    v. 25.
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              Lordly sins require lordly estates to support them.
                                                    --South.
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              The maidens gathered strength and grace
              And presence, lordlier than before.   --Tennyson.
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     2. Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
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              Lords are lordliest in their wine.    --Milton.
  
     Syn: Imperious; haughty; overbearing; tyrannical; despotic;
          domineering; arrogant. See Imperious.
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