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used in Murder On The Orient Express

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lack of respect for someone or something thought inferior — often accompanied by a feeling of dislike or disgust
  • "You are, I think, a little bit contemptuous of the way I prosecute my inquiries," he said with a twinkle.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 — The Evidence of Miss Debenham (30% in)
contemptuous = disrespectful
  • Princess Dragomiroff answered contemptuously.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 — The Christian Name of Princess Dragomiroff (42% in)

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