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skeptical
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War and Peace
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  • This amazed Nicholas and even made him regard Bolkonski’s courtship skeptically.
  • The old prince had changed in appearance only by the loss of a tooth, which left a noticeable gap on one side of his mouth; in character he was the same as ever, only showing still more irritability and skepticism as to what was happening in the world.
  • Though some skeptics smiled when told of Berg’s merits, it could not be denied that he was a painstaking and brave officer, on excellent terms with his superiors, and a moral young man with a brilliant career before him and an assured position in society.
  • At first her intervention in the business of packing was received skeptically.

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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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