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supercilious
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
arrogant (acting as if better, more important, and superior in ideas than others)
  • Now he was a sturdy straw-haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner.
    p. 7.1
supercilious = arrogant
  • The supercilious assumption was that on Sunday afternoon I had nothing better to do.
    p. 24.8
supercilious = arrogant
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