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skeptical
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • "The consensus of the best metallurgical authorities," he said, "seems to be highly skeptical about Rearden Metal, contending-"
  • "Against whom is this Alliance being organized?" a skeptic had asked.
  • No engineer on the Taggart staff could be trusted to supervise the job; all of them were skeptical about the new metal.
  • He had been hearing skeptically, for some time, the rumors that the railroad was run by Jim Taggart’s sister.
  • There were, of course, a few skeptics and doubters.
  • He was laboring to sound cynical, skeptical, superior and hysterical together, to sound like a man who sneers at the vanity of all human beliefs and thereby demands an instantaneous belief from his listeners.
  • That’s what I wonder about," the skeptic had said.

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  • I am skeptical about her plan.
  • She is skeptical any time someone says it is important she pay them a lot for a car repair.

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