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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sneer.

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  • But a mere 12 pages earlier in the book, Fiske talks about perquisite, which he sneers is “commonly called a perk by the ever-monosyllabic, ever-hasty everyman”.

    2009 May « Motivated Grammar

  • The Ottawa Citizen's Don Martin sneers at this today, but, while his overall analysis of Iggy's announcement is sound, he is dead wrong here: standing up for all Canadians would resonate very well indeed in a country where every fifth citizen is foreign-born.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • But a mere 12 pages earlier in the book, Fiske talks about perquisite, which he sneers is “commonly called a perk by the ever-monosyllabic, ever-hasty everyman”.

    Robert Hartwell Fiske strikes me as a prig and a bully « Motivated Grammar

  • And the moment he does — McCain sneers and jabs the glowing briquet hard into Warner's left eye.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • And the moment he does — McCain sneers and jabs the glowing briquet hard into Warner's left eye.

    “Weenies”

  • At Commentary’s Contentions blog, Jennifer Rubin sneers, “Conservatives disappointed by defeat can take a measure of satisfaction in knowing that the Left is slowly realizing that it’s been had.”

    Blogtalk: The Lieberman Vote - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • At Commentary’s Contentions blog, Jennifer Rubin sneers, “Conservatives disappointed by defeat can take a measure of satisfaction in knowing that the Left is slowly realizing that it’s been had.”

    Blogtalk: The Lieberman Vote - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • WMDs were a mistake; ever since then, it’s been a constant stream of lies, mischaracterizations, snarks, and sneers from the left.

    Iraqi democracy « BuzzMachine

  • The right-wing media's latest triumph and indirect attack on Obama -- recall the sneers from the right at candidate Obama's "community organizer" credentials -- was to incite Congress to ram home the "Defund ACORN Act of 2009."

    Brian Palmer: Politics, in Ebony and Ivory

  • The misery & solitude & apathy & the sneers were the elements of an index of superiority ....

    The Making of Samuel Beckett

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