Thesaurus / supercilious

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He had it in his power to wreck the husband of every arrogant, supercilious dame in the entire clique!

Carmen ArizaCharles Francis Stocking

We are always meekly asked, even by the most supercilious, to overlook shortcomings, and condone.

The Book of KhalidAmeen Rihani

Then the onrush of horror was checked abruptly as she saw the supercilious lad regarding her frenzy calmly.

The Cup of FuryRupert Hughes

Ever since his arrival Hardy Atkins had ignored him, glancing at him furtively or gazing past him with supercilious scorn.

Bat Wing BowlesDane Coolidge

“He will afford me his supercilious pity and contempt,” muttered Julian.

Digby HeathcoteW.H.G. Kingston

He never saluted me with other than what I regarded as a supercilious nod of the head.

Wilfrid CumbermedeGeorge MacDonald

He nudged the elbow of a supercilious looking young gentleman in evening dress who was passing.

In Friendship's GuiseWm. Murray Graydon

Or what do you mean by the supercilious quietness with which you assent to my misfortune?

A Day's RideCharles James Lever

With a supercilious shrug, he swung back into the buckboard and drove up to the corral.

Out of the DepthsRobert Ames Bennet

His son's my frien',—damn stuck-up, supercilious beast he is, too!

A Modern InstanceWilliam Dean Howells

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