- had to endure the derisive glances
- He aroused a half-admiring, half-derisive awe by the incoherent variety of his sudden ventures.
- He smiled, a faint smile of derision.
- When Joel Sutton left him, Roark heard a bright voice saying: "Congratulations, Howard," and turned to find Peter Keating smiling at him radiantly and derisively.
- Then she saw a movement in the cloth of his shirt, one jolt of controlled breath—and she smiled in her turn, derisively, as he had always smiled at her.
- She wished she could find some hint in his face, if only a hint of his old derisive smile; even mockery would be an acknowledgment and a tie; she found nothing.
- She waited to see the derisive smile, but it did not come.
- He laughed aloud; it was not derision or indignation; just pure gaiety greeting the point of a silly joke.
- Then Toohey said slowly, strangely, derisively: "You and I, we’re going to be great friends, Peter.
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