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synonyms for superciliously

  • haughtily
  • insolently
  • loftily
  • with one's nose in the air
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How to use superciliously in a sentence

But to me the divinities of antiquity are not mere dolls to be patted superciliously on the head and then remitted to the dustbin.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Harry was not going to take the trouble to hunt up a fellow who had become what he superciliously termed a mere counter-jumper.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
He glided straight to his stand, sniffed at it superciliously, and then lay down before it.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
Phelps smiled superciliously at me and said, "Well, young sir, you've given us quite a chase."
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
At least, such was the belief of the Latin who still dozed superciliously in the glory of his long-dead ancestors.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
I superciliously queried, for I was beside myself with vexation.
A DIPLOMATIC WOMANHUAN MEE
“And spends her time in riding and shooting,” added the little widow, turning up her nose superciliously.
MAJOR FRANKA. L. G. BOSBOOM-TOUSSAINT
Between dances the girls stood together in groups and superciliously regarded the ranks of humble wall-flowers.
THE CALIFORNIANSGERTRUDE FRANKLIN HORN ATHERTON
The latter regarded us superciliously, and Joanna catching his glance flushed to the wavy hair over her forehead.
THE BELOVD VAGABONDWILLIAM J. LOCKE
In the ball-room Christobel superciliously took no notice of the respectful greetings of the Court.
THE RAINBOW BOOK TALES OF FUN & FANCYMABEL HENRIETTE SPIELMANN
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPERCILIOUSLY

  • haughtily
  • insolently
  • loftily
  • superciliously
  • with one's nose in the air
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.