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Perhaps it’d be cynical to assume that anonymous donors are all as covertly egotistical as Danson seems.Larry David and the Game Theory of Anonymous Donations - Facts So Romantic|Brian Gallagher|December 16, 2020|Nautilus
Companies that claim to care about being socially responsible are often greeted with a cynical eye.Companies that talk the talk on diversity are more likely to walk the walk|matthewheimer|December 14, 2020|Fortune
Tadelis, by the end of his time at eBay, had come to think that his cynical view of advertising didn’t go far enough.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 2: Digital) (Ep. 441)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 26, 2020|Freakonomics
As a kind of post-Brexit tale of upper-level government machinations, “Roadkill” couldn’t be more cynical about the political process.
I spent 2018 traveling the country, interviewing the voters who’d made a cynical, Trumpian bargain in 2016, most of them conservative Christians.Political cynicism has given way to love in Christian America|jakemeth|October 28, 2020|Fortune
“I hate to be cynical about it, but I think some of the films made are made very cynically,” she says.‘The Babadook’ Is the Best (and Most Sincere) Horror Movie of the Year|Samuel Fragoso|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, Democratic leaders blubber about racism while cynically scheming for a permanent demographic majority.
No more cynically cutting opposition candidates out of a district for petty political purposes.Hate Hyper-Partisanship? Support Redistricting Reform Now|John Avlon|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whether it did so naively or cynically, I honestly do not know.
Republican senators just cynically backed an amendment that would limit the influence of big donors.
He and his wife were falling naturally into the way of—as he had just cynically styled it—fashionable people.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
But you may cynically remind me that nothing will come of the Determinists' protest against the evil social conditions.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
"I guess in a good many cases it wouldn't do to be too curious," she said cynically.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
Lamont laughed cynically, and dumped the great body on the heap of clothes which stood for a bed.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
"No woman is above her own heart," Millar replied cynically.The Devil|Joseph O'Brien