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used in Running in the Family

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treat with a strong disrespect or disdain — sometimes accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • If the subject was something as innocent as flowers, then Dr. William Charles Ondaatje, who was the Ceylonese Director of the Botanical Gardens, would throw scorn on any opinion and put the others in their place.
    p. 67.6

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