orgulously, adv.
/awr"gyeuh leuhs, -geuh-/, adj.
Archaic. haughty; proud.
[1200-50; ME orguillous, orguilleus < OF orgueillos equiv. orgueil pride (earlier orgoil < Gmc *urgoli; cf. OHG urguol outstanding, OE orgol pride) + -os -OUS]

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