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    lofty - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lofty

    Definition
    (adj) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    Example Sentence
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose
    Definition
    (adj) of imposing height; especially standing out above others
    Synonyms : eminent , soaring , towering
    Example Sentence
    • an eminent peak
    • lofty mountains
    • the soaring spires of the cathedral
    • towering icebergs
    Definition
    (adj) having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    Synonyms : gallant , majestic , proud
    Example Sentence
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lofty

he played a lofted shot in the air

Sounds like 'SOFTY' Imagine a very big SOFTY(ICECREAM) in your hand. So big that you have to twist your neck back to see its topping cream.

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"lofty" sounds like "nifty" == whose share point is always high

don't know if anyone has heard about it or not but in bob the builder cartoons there was a crane named lofty

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