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scathing
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • ’Watching the news ’ he said scathingly.
  • He strode over to Harry and clapped him on the back while giving Ron a scathing look.
  • ’Of course not,’ said Hermione scathingly, before Harry could answer.
  • ’So the Daily Prophet exists to tell people what they want to hear, does it?’ said Hermione scathingly.
  • Out of the corner of his eye, Harry distinctly saw Malfoy throw a scathing look over at him; the wine-glass Malfoy had been levitating fell to the floor and smashed.
  • ’Servitude!’ said Hagrid scathingly.
  • ’Of course not,’ said Hermione scathingly.

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  • She was hurt by his scathing remarks.
  • She withstood scathing criticism.

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