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Too often, it's just our supercilious attitude to this thing called relief.The Pointlessness of Some Disaster Charity After the Indian Floods|Dilip D’Souza|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To point that out, of course, will only strengthen her sense of being persecuted by supercilious elites.
Gore comes off as a supercilious grandstander who gets swatted away dismissively by the brilliant Bill Clinton.
He had it in his power to wreck the husband of every arrogant, supercilious dame in the entire clique!Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
We are always meekly asked, even by the most supercilious, to overlook shortcomings, and condone.The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
Then the onrush of horror was checked abruptly as she saw the supercilious lad regarding her frenzy calmly.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
Ever since his arrival Hardy Atkins had ignored him, glancing at him furtively or gazing past him with supercilious scorn.Bat Wing Bowles|Dane Coolidge
“He will afford me his supercilious pity and contempt,” muttered Julian.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston