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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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disdain
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • She crouched on the floor like a wounded thing, and Dorian Gray, with his beautiful eyes, looked down at her, and his chiselled lips curled in exquisite disdain.
  • The face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips seemed to be twisted with disdain.

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  • She tries to be polite, but cannot hide her disdain for authority.
  • She has nothing but disdain for the notion that common people can regulate their own lives better than she can.

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