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supercilious
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Northanger Abbey
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  • To behave to her guest with such superciliousness!
  • But it was not so bad as that, Isabella; there was no superciliousness; she was very civil.

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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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