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Scoffingly  adv.  In a scoffing manner.

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"Scoffingly" Quotes from Famous Books

... looked up for a moment at his sister, and then withdrew as hastily an agitated glance, and then with his eyes on the ground said, in a voice half murmuring, and yet scoffingly: "I should like to see Mr. Neuchatel's face were I to ask permission to marry his daughter. I suppose he would not kick me downstairs; that is out of fashion; but he certainly would never ask me to dinner again, and that ...
— Endymion • Benjamin Disraeli

... got the other under him, scoffingly exclaimed: 'I have a good mind to break one of your arms. You see that it isn't you who are the stronger, but that it is I who am exterminating you.... Now I'm going to cut your ears off. You have ...
— Abbe Mouret's Transgression - La Faute De L'abbe Mouret • Emile Zola

... were quite "young ladies" now, so Tom scoffingly said. And going to college was quite another thing from looking forward to a term at a preparatory school. Nevertheless, Ruth had found plenty of time to help Aunt Alvirah during the past ...
— Ruth Fielding At College - or The Missing Examination Papers • Alice B. Emerson

Words linked to "Scoffingly" :   derisorily, derisively, mockingly

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