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  • Well, I’ve had a very bad time, Nick, and I’m pretty cynical about everything.
  • The undergraduate nodded in a cynical, melancholy way.
  • "Holding down the receiver," said Daisy cynically.

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  • The experience made her overly cynical.
  • She is cynical and unhappy.

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