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cynical
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • A cynical inference was irresistible by Gabriel Oak as he regarded the scene, generous though he fain would have been.
  • You have got quite cynical lately—how is it?
  • The dog took no notice, for he had arrived at an age at which all superfluous barking was cynically avoided as a waste of breath—in fact, he never barked even at the sheep except to order, when it was done with an absolutely neutral countenance, as a sort of Commination-service, which, though offensive, had to be gone through once now and then to frighten the flock for their own good.

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

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