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  • n. Plural form of scoffer.


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  • The problem with that is, the scoffers are willingly ignorant.

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  • The scoffers are the only ones who have ever noticed the incongruity, and they do not count, since they probably would not attend, anyway.

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  • There were only present some eight ladies, including the four above mentioned We four "scoffers" hired a hack and rode sixteen miles over the hill, before 10 A.M., to be denied admittance to church or school-house Rev. Philo Matthews had found us shelter on the threshing-floor of a fine barn, and we found about three or four hundred of the farmers, and their wives, sons, and daughters, assembled.

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  • While the "scoffers" get Tamiflu, you guys can lock yourself up in tight little spaces that are just great for the transition of disease!

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  • This personal opened with a reference to "scoffers" in the last days.

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  • "scoffers" here are not necessarily atheists, nor do they maintain that the world existed from eternity.

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  • But, replies Peter, the flood came in spite of their reasonings; so will the conflagration of the earth come in spite of the "scoffers" of the last days, changing the whole order of things (the present "world," or as Greek means,

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  • Yet perhaps Mr. Obama knew something the scoffers didn't.

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  • The professional snack scoffers shunned the miniature fish suppers and burgers so popular at the time, plumping instead for the deliciously retro cheese straw: "solid enough to provide a good foil to alcohol and its only drawback is the threat of crumbs falling on the carpet".

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  • The 2,500 miles of cable, "about as thick as a man's index finger" and weighing 1,500 tons, broke repeatedly; storms lashed the project and scoffers proliferated.

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