How to use Smug in a sentence

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  • Fred leaned back, as smug as a raffle winner.

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  • He folded his hands over his chest and gave her a smug smile.

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  • Sasha sat on top of the sarcophagus and looked around, smug in how safe he was sitting on top of the coffin.

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  • Victor's smug laugh stole Jackson's breath, So touching, these feelings you have for a werewolf.

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  • Fred sorted his notes, a smug look on his face.

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  • The smug expression on her face would have been more irritating if her words hadn't revealed the fact that she didn't know the seriousness of the situation.

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  • This is a lesson of why to never get smug... .

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  • I got on with riding my bike, safe and smug in the knowledge that I 'd done my bit.

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  • You'll also find that the people in here sport slightly smug 'look what we found ' looks on their faces.

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  • Not wishing to appear smug, some of us were able to enjoy the last recital feeling less damp than others !

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  • Just a few shades of gray would have helped make, for instance, Dance 's smug elitist snob even vaguely human !

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  • Next time you 're reading a retrospective look at it with the opinion of smug superiority.

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  • In 2005, he took on the role of smug, yet clueless, boss Michael Scott on The Office.

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  • His smile was smug.

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  • By the smug look on her face, Adrienne surmised it had to be from the Bartlesville hospital.

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  • To make matters worse, she was so damned smug and unprofessional about it.

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  • Here I am, well fed and smug as hell.

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  • Shriver has smug liberal baby boomers in her crosshairs and Kevin is a chillingly good shot.

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  • Even the most tenuous link to 1966 is pounced upon by smug commentators from every angle.

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  • The smug complacency displayed in the recent Budget was therefore understandable up to a point.

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  • I've always detested this band of smug mature students.

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  • Perhaps they all realized what a smug git Campbell is.

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  • Bryson highlights the lunacy of applying Latin grammar to a Germanic language and the smug, slimy pedants it has given us.

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  • Christ, the smug yet hysterical ' pull yourself together ' tone really rankles.

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  • But before we in Britain show any smug satisfaction at the US picture, it's worth looking at our own country.

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  • Maybe the thought of such lame activity brings a smug smile to your face.

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  • Difficult not to feel a wee bit smug really!

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  • The old man beamed at him, looking insufferably smug.

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  • We know the rather smug legend of Caine never being able to resist an offer or a check.

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  • My problem now, is trying not to look too smug... .

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  • I went to sleep feeling pretty smug, thinking I was some kind of Davy Crockett.

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  • I'm not only proud of that, I'm quite smug about it!

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  • It is, of course, too early to become smug about these commitments.

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  • Not wishing to appear smug, some of us were able to enjoy the last recital feeling less damp than others!

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  • Just a few shades of gray would have helped make, for instance, Dance's smug elitist snob even vaguely human!

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  • Next time you're reading a retrospective look at it with the opinion of smug superiority.

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  • But before we in Britain show any smug satisfaction at the US picture, it 's worth looking at our own country.

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  • Difficult not to feel a wee bit smug really !

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  • We look down on them with an air of smug self-satisfaction.

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  • Fact is, I 'd probably have a smug grin on my face wherever I happened to drive it.

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  • The smug superiority in their glances ca n't be bettered.

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  • With a smug smile, Jack then placed the glass in the freezer.

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  • My problem now, is trying not to look too smug....

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  • I 'm not only proud of that, I 'm quite smug about it !

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  • Feeling smug, having posted my blog, I raised the mug to my lips.

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  • This is a lesson of why to never get smug....

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  • His comments and actions regarding Holmes came across as cocky and smug.

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  • Then, the mid-palate asserts itself with leather, chocolate, and smoky oak to show a smug self-satisfaction.

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  • He came through the door, his hands behind him and a smug look on his face.

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  • When Carmen's gaze returned to Dulce, the woman had a smug smile on her lips.

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  • By the smug look on her face, we surmised the letter had to include the answers that were needed.

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