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scorn
used in To the Lighthouse

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Definition
disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • The Spring without a leaf to toss, bare and bright like a virgin fierce in her chastity, scornful in her purity, was laid out on fields wide— eyed and watchful and entirely careless of what was done or thought by the beholders.
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  • As she lurched (for she rolled like a ship at sea) and leered (for her eyes fell on nothing directly, but with a sidelong glance that deprecated the scorn and anger of the world—she was witless, she knew it), as she clutched the banisters and hauled herself upstairs and rolled from room to room, she sang.
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