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scorn
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • What the congregation saw was the Holy Mother roll out of the hay pile and across the floor of the manger, where she collected herself at a safe distance from the unpredictable Prince of Peace; Owen withered Mary Beth with a look as scornful as the look he'd shown Barb Wiggin.
    p. 223.3

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