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Lauded chefs like David Chang are not only less scornful of fast food, but go as far as to celebrate it.
THE ARCH DELUXE WAS A HELL OF A BURGER. IT WAS ALSO MCDONALD’S MOST EXPENSIVE FLOP.JEREMY GLASSJULY 23, 2021EATER
Answered Elizabeth, hardly attempting to conceal her scornful doubt of his sincerity.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
This demand was made with scornful seriousness; with a ruthless application to the feelings of a son.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
"I'm quite aware that my appearance is not prepossessing," said the Hole-keeper, with a scornful look at the Goblin.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He realized for the first time what a prop and resource the deep maturity and scornful strength of his mother had been.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Some scornful commentator has called this doggerel; but I would that all doggerel were as interesting.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
For all his vaunted scorn of being a butcher at a price, now that he heard the price he seemed not half so scornful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The report spread to Edinburgh, but was received there with scornful incredulity.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Kate Holland curled a scornful lip and nodded her head in Miss Prall's direction.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
He had scenes with his wife in which he burst into violent tirades or scornful laughter which she could not understand.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SCORNFUL

  • bossy
  • cavalier
  • cocky
  • condescending
  • contemptuous
  • disdainful
  • egotistic
  • haughty
  • high-and-mighty
  • imperious
  • insolent
  • lofty
  • nervy
  • overbearing
  • patronizing
  • proud
  • putting on airs
  • scornful
  • snobby
  • superior
  • uppity
  • vainglorious
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