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cynical
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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someone who expects the worst — especially of people (such as expecting them to be selfish and lie)
  • Yet when I think of him in cold blood, far away from the glamour of his presence, I am convinced from his cynical speech and the look which I have caught in his eyes that he is one who should be deeply distrusted.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (25% in)

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