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skeptical
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Crime and Punishment
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  • He is incredulous, sceptical, cynical…. he likes to impose on people, or rather to make fun of them.
  • The last idea was the most revolting, but he was a sceptic, he was young, abstract, and therefore cruel, and so he could not help believing that the last end was the most likely.
  • Oh, sceptics and halfpenny philosophers, why do you halt half-way!
  • "Ah! you sceptical person!" laughed Svidrigailov.

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  • I am skeptical about her plan.
  • She is skeptical any time someone says it is important she pay them a lot for a car repair.

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