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cynical
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The Fountainhead
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  • We’re too cynical, too decadent.
  • A society woman wrote an article on the exotic shrines she had seen in her dangerous jungle travels, praised the touching faith of the savages and reproached modern man for cynicism; the Stoddard Temple, she said, was a symptom of softness and decadence; the illustration showed her in breeches, one slim foot on the neck of a dead lion.

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  • The experience made her overly cynical.
  • She is cynical and unhappy.

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