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contempt
Used in
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • These passed away, and left me faint; and then as in its turn the faintness subsided, I began to be aware of a change in the temper of my thoughts, a greater boldness, a contempt of danger, a solution of the bonds of obligation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: held in contempt of court
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