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- adv. In a self-satisfied manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a smug manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a smug manner; neatly; sprucely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a smug manner
I don't think the term "smugly conclusive" is appropriate to describe his opening statement.
I now get extremely annoyed by the secular fundamentalists who are content to remain smugly ignorant of enormous shifts occurring all around them.
You can’t come in smugly and with great self satisfaction and say ‘Oh it’s torture, and therefore it’s no good.’
He says kind of smugly, well I think its obvious why you're here.
And that's the kind of smugly liberal double standard that will contribute to the election of McCain/Palin.
So, I'm sorry, but I find it rather silly to claim that such business models don't exist or that those of us who "smugly" claim the industry needs to find a new business model never suggest any.
"I saw all of the Harry Potter movies," he smugly replies.
Before you sit back smugly and think that you would never make a mistake like the one this young writer made, realize that everyone who is in business for himself — every single freelancer/business owner — has made this mistake at least once.
What recession? , the barman smugly replied when I asked how things were going at the Star in the current economic climate.
I look around and see Grief, sitting on the couch, smugly picking at dirty fingernails.
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