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supercilious
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
arrogant (acting as if better, more important, and superior in ideas than others)
  • She took no notice of me until she had the candle in her hand, when she looked over her shoulder, superciliously saying, "You are to come this way to-day," and took me to quite another part of the house.
    Chapter 11 (1% in)
  • "I am sure it's not," said he, superciliously over his shoulder; "I don't think anything about it."
    Chapter 43 (77% in)

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