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scorn
used in Henry IV, Part 1

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Definition
disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • The skipping King, he ambled up and down With shallow jesters and rash bavin wits, Soon kindled and soon burnt; carded his state, Mingled his royalty, with capering fools; Had his great name profaned with their scorns; And gave his countenance, against his name, To laugh at gibing boys, and stand the push Of every beardless vain comparative; Grew a companion to the common streets, Enfeoff'd himself to popularity; That, being dally swallow'd by men's eyes, They surfeited with honey, and...
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — London. A Room in the Palace (36% in)

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