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scorn
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War and Peace
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  • She stopped and smiled scornfully.
  • He doffed his Circassian cap to his master and looked at him scornfully.
  • This scorn was not offensive to his master.
  • With its huge ungainly limbs sprawling unsymmetrically, and its gnarled hands and fingers, it stood an aged, stern, and scornful monster among the smiling birch trees.
  • "O-hoy!" came at that moment, that inimitable huntsman’s call which unites the deepest bass with the shrillest tenor, and round the corner came Daniel the head huntsman and head kennelman, a gray, wrinkled old man with hair cut straight over his forehead, Ukrainian fashion, a long bent whip in his hand, and that look of independence and scorn of everything that is only seen in huntsmen.
  • Thou dreamest that thou art wise because thou couldst utter those blasphemous words," he went on, with a somber and scornful smile.
  • What sportsmen!" and as if scorning to say more to the frightened and shamefaced count, he lashed the heaving flanks of his sweating chestnut gelding with all the anger the count had aroused and flew off after the hounds.

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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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