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scorn
used in My Antonia

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Definition
disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • Grandmother murmured something in embarrassment, but the Bohemian woman laughed scornfully, a kind of whinny-laugh, and, catching up an empty coffee-pot from the shelf, shook it at us with a look positively vindictive.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (52% in)
  • Leo, in a low voice, tossed off some scornful remark in Bohemian.
    Book 5 — Cuzak's Boys (25% in)

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