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with a sneer

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No; I'd rather wait until I could superciliously do it in a newspaper column, without fear of immediate comeback).
The other obnoxious kinds are the ones who wear arrogance of their status like a cloak, looking down superciliously at rest of the world.
But this need not entail what the historian Arthur Herman, in The Idea of Decline in Western History, superciliously names "cultural pessimism" (1997, 7-10).
Those residing in neighbouring Hazmieh, for instance, may not have stood on their balconies superciliously watching buildings collapse in Chayyah or Haret Hreik.
He superciliously rolls a cigarette between two millionaire fingers; his forehead is Nietzschean.
It's no secret that that some of them superciliously dismissed the government's rebuttal, "Lies Agreed Upon" as a "white wash".
She probably entered the Trinity Church that then stood on the site of today's well-mannered building, and would have curled her lip superciliously at the orthography on the monument to Obadiah Hunt, who had died in 1760 at 84--"From Birmingham in Warwick Shire With his wife Susannah from Credley in Heartford Shire In Oldingland.
He thinks he still has the upper hand and makes this one benevolent gesture out of a luxurious excess of empowerment, superciliously aping his ex-wife's beseeching.
Another parallel that Xu points out in her analysis of The Book of Salt is that, in reality, Gertrude Stein and Tolkas were arrogant and condescending, just as are the fictional GertrudeStein and Tolkas, who act superciliously toward their Vietnamese cook.
Howarth, after rightly pointing out Stirling's originality in paying attention to the physical context in which pictures were displayed and perceived in Spain, and in studying the great Spanish sculptors, then mischievously dismisses him as a lecher in what was perceived as 'a country of lust, violence and hypocrisy'; and goes on superciliously to characterise him as merely a pedant whose volumes were 'a compendium of potted biographies of Spanish artists, significant and obscure'.
They stated that the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) has already "dismissed nearly 350 [phony] NGOs," but then superciliously admonish that "NACO must clean up phony NGOs in India" (1).
Superciliously sitting atop Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs.
When the Iron Lady was privatising the public utilities back in the 1980s - what Harold Macmillan described as "selling the family silver" - I stood superciliously aloof, refusing to listen to anything Sid was telling me.
Henri Weber, then Trotskyist militant, now Socialist Party member, has already pointed to the detail that Debray had superciliously skated over: the students (and the workers) had been defeated (think of the massive pro-De Gaulle demonstrations of May 30) and what appeared as the cunning logic of capitalist reason, working behind the backs of the subjects involved, was rather the strategy of a capitalist elite: