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supercilious
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Heart of Darkness
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  • His little eyes glittered like mica discs—with curiosity,—though he tried to keep up a bit of superciliousness.

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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.
    Cather, Willa  --  My Antonia

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