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Conservative men were alarmed by the evident willingness of some members to flout a solemn decree of that eminent tribunal.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESCHARLES A. BEARD AND MARY R. BEARD
Mayhap she'll cry a bit, or flout the duke, or laugh at his ways.
NANCY STAIRELINOR MACARTNEY LANE
And the new critics, who never heard Thalberg, have the impertinence to flout him, to make merry at his fantasias.
OLD FOGYJAMES HUNEKER
He is prone to flout his neighbours; but later this will help him to hold his own in merry company.
THE LEGEND OF ULENSPIEGELCHARLES DE COSTER
It was as though the man were plotting with a disobedient daughter to flout him as a father.
Feigning to flout him, she drew away; then feigning to relent, turned back and laughed it into his ear.
THE WARD OF KING CANUTEOTTILIE A. LILJENCRANTZ
He puts on a lot of "wing," and some of him go so far as to flout a crest.
THE AWFUL AUSTRALIANVALERIE DESMOND
It was only natural that those about his niece should flout at and contemptuously treat him.
AURORA FLOYD, VOL. II (OF 3)M. E. (MARY ELIZABETH) BRADDON
And the last thing in the world that he contemplated or desired was to attack, or openly to flout, accepted standards.
For my part, I am never prepared to flout inquirers if they approach these subjects in a reverent spirit.
THE GREY ROOMEDEN PHILLPOTTS

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