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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 always kept within certain carefully laid bounds of supercilious politeness.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
She glanced uneasily at Gwynne and fancied she could hear him slam the lid of his breeding upon a supercilious sputter.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The instant lift of Florimond's eyebrows was full of insolent, supercilious disdain.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Would it not have been possible to live in retirement without drawing upon himself the accusation of supercilious hauteur?Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
English notions of what is becoming don't hold good here; you can't stop a man like Wilkinson with a supercilious look.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss