from The Century Dictionary.
- In a scornful manner: with proud contempt; contemptuously; insolently.
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- adverb In a
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- adverb without respect; in a disdainful manner
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The hearts of men are their books; events are their tutors; great actions are their eloquence: and such an one, in my judgment, was his late Highness, who, if none were to treat his name scornfully now shook not at the sound of it while he lived, would, by very few, be mentioned otherwise than with reverence.
As he left, one of the men called scornfully after him.
He was about to repudiate the idea scornfully, when he sneezed!
But let us suppose that there does walk down this flaming avenue a peasant, of the sort called scornfully an illiterate peasant; by those who think that insisting on people reading and writing is the best way to keep out the spies who read in all languages and the forgers who write in all hands.
Then Prince Rasâlu called scornfully to him across the hall --
Then Prince Rasalu called scornfully to him across the hall:
Matilde uttered the one word scornfully, still facing her.
The response to this needed no thought or striving to comprehend, for the Emir waved his sword scornfully towards the entrance and half turned his back, while the strangers began to move off slowly and sulkily, amidst the mocking laughter of his men.
A free and *responsible* search for the truth and meaning of the words "scornfully" and "derogation" would have made that fact abundantly clear Steve.
According to John's story, his mistress was in the habit of telling her slaves that she did not "intend that any of them should be free if she could help it;" this sentiment was uttered so "scornfully" that it
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