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The Great Gatsby
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  • The supercilious assumption was that on Sunday afternoon I had nothing better to do.
  • Now he was a sturdy straw-haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner.

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  • Her mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air.
  • She liked me better from that time on, and she never took a supercilious air with me again.
    Cather, Willa  --  My Antonia

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