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scorn
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Only Gatsby, the man who gives his name to this book, was exempt from my reaction — Gatsby, who represented everything for which I have an unaffected scorn.
  • Her eyes flashed around her in a defiant way, rather like Tom’s, and she laughed with thrilling scorn.
  • Her wan, scornful mouth smiled, and so I drew her up again closer, this time to my face.
  • When the butler brought back Wolfshiem’s answer I began to have a feeling of defiance, of scornful solidarity between Gatsby and me against them all.
  • She looked at Tom, alarmed now, but he insisted with magnanimous scorn.
  • She turned to me, and her voice, dropping an octave lower, filled the room with thrilling scorn: "Do you know why we left Chicago?

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  • Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
  • That coach scorns students who don’t have natural ability.

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