Scoffed sentence example

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  • His enemies scoffed at his " tear-drops."

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  • The'mysteries of faith are scoffed at.

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  • The legend alleges that he had been so condemned for having scoffed at Jesus.

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  • It had to face the same Whig opposition, led by Fox, who scoffed at the French peril, and reinforced by Addington and his friends; and the whole burden of meeting this opposition fell upon Pitt; for Castlereagh, the only other member of the cabinet in the House of Commons, was of little use in debate.

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  • But he recovered, scoffed at himself as usual, and prepared more eagerly than ever for the first performance of Irene, on the 16th of March.

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  • Ibrahim, the conqueror of Syria, scoffed at the sultan's idea that reform consisted in putting his soldiers into tight trousers and epaulettes."

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  • Reckless of consequences, he swept away the venerated ceremonial formalities which his ancestors had scrupulously observed, openly scoffed at ancient usage, habitually dressed in foreign costume, and generally chose foreign heretics as his boon companions.

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  • There was a time when A'Ran would've scoffed at Jetr's mention of a favor.

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  • The spell, however, of O'Connell's power had vanished; his health had suffered much from a short confinement; he was verging upon his seventieth year; and he was alarmed and pained by the growth of a party in the repeal ranks who scoffed at his views, and advocated the revolutionary doctrines which he had always feared and abhorred.

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  • Scoffed at rumors that she and Cowell were having an affair, claiming he was "too old" for her.

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  • No one can do that, he scoffed.

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  • Left unattended, a german guest who was hungry during the night came down and scoffed a load of the cake !

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  • The locals scoffed at the suggestion of a serious attack.

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  • For many years a number of clever people on both sides of the Atlantic have scoffed at the idea of a special relationship.

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  • It made him laugh, and he scoffed at the people and called them cowards and old women.

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  • Additionally, he scoffed at claims the fathers ' concern was about bias on the part of the FC and himself.

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  • Overtly sexy outfits that people get to wear out in public without getting scoffed at too much because, after all, Halloween allows you to do things you wouldn't normally do.

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  • His religious unorthodoxy was condoned because he never scoffed; his political heresies, after their first effect was over, seemed harmless from the very want of logic and practical spirit in them, while part at least of his literary secret was the common property of almost every one who attempted literature.

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  • But first I suggested we walk back to the car so she could change her shoes, but she just scoffed at my rational thinking.

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  • His scientific life was now over, his political life was to begin; in the notoriety of that political life his great scientific and philosophical knowledge was to be forgotten, the high position he had given up denied, and he himself scoffed at as an ignorantcharlatan, who had sold quack medicines about the streets of Paris, and been glad to earn a few sous in the stables of the comte d'Artois.

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  • Public opinion turned and naturopathy was scoffed at.

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  • Ah you all scoffed at me when I whinged about hippies taking over the site !

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