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cynical
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
someone who expects the worst — especially of people (such as expecting them to be selfish and lie)
  • VIRAG: (Cynically, his weasel teeth bared yellow, draws down his left eye with a finger and barks hoarsely) Hoax!
    Episode 15 — Circe (49% in)
  • (With gibbering baboon's cries he jerks his hips in the cynical spasm) Hik!
    Episode 15 — Circe (55% in)

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