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Sample sentences for the GRE study word supercilious

supercilious can be used as a adj

1.Blanche Ingram, after having repelled, by supercilious taciturnity, some efforts of Mrs. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.For, though elated by his rank, it did not render him supercilious on the contrary, he was all attention to everybody. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3.She smilesmirked supercilious wept aren't men, but, lightward gliding, mild she smiled on Boylan. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.Besides this, in his behavior to women Anatole had a manner which particularly inspires in them curiosity, awe, and even love--a supercilious consciousness of his own superiority. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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