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Lord of the Flies
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  • The half-shut eyes were dim with the infinite cynicism of adult life.
  • He walked slowly into the middle of the clearing and looked steadily at the skull that gleamed as white as ever the conch had done and seemed to jeer at him cynically.

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

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