"No, Harry, I am speaking the truth," he added, as Harry pulled a skeptical expres-sion.
"Of course," said Slughorn, watching Harry closely, "there have been rumors for years… I remember when … well … after that terrible night … Lily … James … and you survived … and the word was that you must have powers beyond the ordinary …" Zabini gave a tiny little cough that was clearly supposed to indicate amused skepticism.
"Hmmm… the Dark Mark we don’t know exists," said Hermi-one skeptically, rolling up Ron’s dried essay before it could come to any more harm and handing it to him.
It is probably the most dangerous and powerful potion in this room — oh yes," he said, nodding gravely at Malfoy and Nott, both of whom were smirking skeptically.
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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.