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adverb as in dubiously

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Much of the health care industry will be listening on Tuesday to see if the Justices seem skeptical of those arguments.

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Our advice is to remain skeptical of claims about the election that haven’t been confirmed by reliable sources and to think before liking, retweeting or sharing.

Rove tried to convince Bush he’d won, but Bush was skeptical.

Voters there, especially senior citizens, are wary of rising crime and skeptical of Lazere’s defund-the-police approach, she said.

With less than a day before the election, she was skeptical about the ballots getting counted properly due to the increased potential for technological glitches in her area as result of the hurricane.

Wonder cranes around, skeptically: Their image is part of their brand, he says.

That means that the results should be viewed skeptically, he said.

We, too, are exiting our own emotional bunkers after eight days of war, tentatively, cautiously, skeptically.

"A few individuals might believe in that," he added skeptically.

The bottom line is that when you hear descriptions like these, treat them skeptically: Most are nonsense.

Foolish fellow, retorted Sanders, skeptically; women imagine, they dont reason.

The big painter sat with his long legs sprawling in front of him, a black pipe in his mouth, and looked at Larry skeptically.

“‘Throw’ is right,” Laura said skeptically, but Billie was already racing off again in the direction of the cottage.

But She smiled skeptically, went out of the room and came back armed with the whip.

I exclaimed, skeptically, "what would anybody do with houses up on a place like that and who would live in them?"


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skeptically, such as: suspiciously, and doubtingly.

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