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And so scorning the whole idea of competition just because it can backfire in a tiny minority feels reflexive and unnecessary.

But Gilbert, like a disarmed gladiator, had received the proud speech and the scorning looks straight in the heart.

He looked into my eye, and I returned his gaze, scorning to ask him not to take advantage of me, now that I was fallen.

"No, I wasn't listening," said Cecily, scorning apology or excuse.

We are to earn the joys of a higher existence, 25 not by scorning, but by using, all the gifts of God in this.

Ftatateeta, despising them and scorning the soldiers, pushes her way through the crowd and confronts the spear points undismayed.


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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scorning, such as: despise, spurn, disdain, repudiate, taunt, and defy.

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