1 There was a cool recklessness in his face and a cynical humor in his mouth as he smiled at her, and Scarlett caught her breath.
2 His eyes waited on her words, cynical amusement in them, and she could not go on.
3 He had changed from her friend to a cynical man in overalls.
4 She was cynical about the joys of a simple laborious life.
5 The captain introduced her to the secretary of a congressman, a cynical young widow with many acquaintances in the navy.
6 Unhappy women are given to protecting their sensitiveness by cynical gossip, by whining, by high-church and new-thought religions, or by a fog of vagueness.
7 If enough of us do this impolitely enough, then we'll become civilized in merely twenty thousand years or so, instead of having to wait the two hundred thousand years that my cynical anthropologist friends allow.
8 During the night-watches some cynical old sailors will crawl into them and coil themselves away there for a nap.
9 Usually, when Lena referred to her life in the country at all, she dismissed it with a single remark, humorous or mildly cynical.
10 Jurgis was vexed when the cynical Jokubas translated these signs with sarcastic comments, offering to take them to the secret rooms where the spoiled meats went to be doctored.
11 Harry is so cynical, he terrifies me.
12 He was too clever and too cynical to be really fond of.
13 He had nearly swooned at what Lord Henry had said in a chance mood of cynical jesting.
14 The undergraduate nodded in a cynical, melancholy way.
15 In those cynical words there was indeed a grain of truth.