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scorn
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • She scarcely looked at me, and compressed her lips scornfully.
  • Avoid being scornful, both to others and to yourself.
  • Just eight centuries ago, we took from him what Thou didst reject with scorn, that last gift he offered Thee, showing Thee all the kingdoms of the earth.
  • And that happy creature rejected the priceless gift, prized it and loved it not, scorned it and remained callous.
  • They laughed and could not stop themselves, and not scornfully, but kindly and merrily.
  • And we may ask the scornful themselves: If our hope is a dream, when will you build up your edifice and order things justly by your intellect alone, without Christ?
  • What was worst of all, there was something humiliating in it, and on their side something "supercilious and scornful."
  • He looked, of course, with the utmost scorn on Katerina’s unexpected adventure, but he was very fond of the bereaved "kiddies," and had already taken them a picture-book.
  • Ivan said this in a perfect fury, giving him to understand with obvious intention that he scorned any subterfuge or indirectness and meant to show his cards.
  • Quite the contrary, he was angry and proudly scornful of the charges against him; he was continually firing up and abusing every one.
  • For accepting the love of the righteous together with the impossibility of repaying it, by this submissiveness and the effect of this humility, they will attain at last, as it were, to a certain semblance of that active love which they scorned in life, to something like its outward expressionů.
  • He is not greedy, no, but he must have money, a great deal of money, and you will see how generously, with what scorn of filthy lucre, he will fling it all away in the reckless dissipation of one night.
  • "Why, I’d quite forgotten about her," said Smerdyakov, with a scornful smile, and turning his face to Ivan again, he stared at him with a look of frenzied hatred, the same look that he had fixed on him at their last interview, a month before.
  • Oh, well, write—write what you like," he concluded, with scornful disgust.
  • They say I’m a ’desperate character,’ " Kolya smiled scornfully.

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  • Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
  • That coach scorns students who don’t have natural ability.

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