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disdain
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Great Expectations
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  • ...asked Estella of myself, with the greatest disdain.
  • "Tried to murder him?" said my convict, disdainfully.
  • I repeated, with disdainful emphasis.
  • "He calls the knaves Jacks, this boy!" said Estella with disdain, before our first game was out.
  • Saying which he went out in disdain; and the landlord, having no one to reply upon, found it impracticable to pursue the subject.

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  • She tries to be polite, but cannot hide her disdain for authority.
  • She has nothing but disdain for the notion that common people can regulate their own lives better than she can.

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