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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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supercilious
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • "I am told, on excellent authority, that her father keeps an American dry-goods store," said Sir Thomas Burdon, looking supercilious.

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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.
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