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Given this tiny pool of survivors, a skeptic might ask why the story of the Mandans should matter to the contemporary reader?

If you're a skeptic like me, this entire process sounds like one massive shake of the head from start to finish.

In truth, I was a skeptic from day one, let the record show.

Abrams is a skeptic, which he is well within his rights to be (a position this writer shares).

I was a skeptic, but lo and behold, the Judiciary Committee actually acted like the old Senate for a week.

This circumstance alone, ought to be strong evidence, even to a skeptic, of its super-human origin.

Now, says the skeptic, is it not possible that reptiles and birds lived upon the earth previous to the creation of beasts?

I should like to argue the point with you, but you are such a confirmed skeptic, I fear I should be wasting my time.

A powerful bass voice projected itself from the lungs of the good-humored-looking skeptic.

Yours is a skeptic age, my dears, and you have learned to scoff at things you do not understand.


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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skeptic, such as: agnostic, cynic, dissenter, doubter, pessimist, and questioner.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.