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scorn
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
treat with a strong disrespect or disdain — sometimes accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • Jasper had concluded that the best way would be to pelt him with small rocks, although such caution would only earn him the scorn of the rest of the hands.
    Chapters 21-22 (83% in)
  • He treated danger with light contempt or open scorn, and scorn was about all he seemed to have for Pedro Flores, although Pedro had held on to his stony empire through forty violent years.
    Chapters 9-10 (67% in)
  • He treated danger with light contempt or open scorn, and scorn was about all he seemed to have for Pedro Flores, although Pedro had held on to his stony empire through forty violent years.
    Chapters 9-10 (67% in)
  • When they saw Mr. Augustus ride up with Lippy, some of the hands thought it might be a joke, but the Captain at once put him in charge of the horses, an action that moved Dish Boggett to scorn.
    Chapters 23-24 (69% in)
  • They spent an hour patching on the wagon, a vehicle Augustus regarded with scorn.
    Chapters 25-25 (12% in)
  • Dan and Roy both poured scorn on little Eddie if he slipped up in his chores or made a remark they disagreed with.
    Chapters 68-69 (32% in)
  • The only man of the company who escaped their scorn was Frog Lip—they seldom spoke to him, and he seldom spoke, but everyone knew he was there.
    Chapters 68-69 (33% in)
  • The man scorned Call.
    Chapters 85-86 (43% in)
  • "It don't do to scorn W. F. Call," he said.
    Chapters 85-86 (43% in)
  • "Tastes fine," he said, but Clara looked annoyed, or scornful, or somehow displeased.
    Chapters 99-100 (4% in)
  • She had a look of scorn in her eyes, which puzzled him, since he was merely carrying out the request of the man who had loved her for so long.
    Chapters 101-102 (10% in)

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