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contempt
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contempt
Used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Lestrade and I walked behind him, the detective indifferent and contemptuous, while I watched my friend with the interest which sprang from the conviction that every one of his actions was directed towards a definite end.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: held in contempt of court
as in: feels contempt towards him
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