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  • r  with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner

  • The celebrity media came at him with an ambivalence of adoration and envious jeering, sneering superciliously at the mere Adonis.
  • One wealthy Vietnamese immigrant who watched them said superciliously: "You can tell by their accents that they are only peasants.
  • Critics have rather superciliously thought that an actor coming into politics was somehow getting in over his head, working in deeper professional waters than he should try.

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