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supercilious
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • For, though elated by his rank, it did not render him supercilious; on the contrary, he was all attention to everybody.
  • By Jane, this attention was received with the greatest pleasure, but Elizabeth still saw superciliousness in their treatment of everybody, hardly excepting even her sister, and could not like them; though their kindness to Jane, such as it was, had a value as arising in all probability from the influence of their brother’s admiration.

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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.
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