1 And the air of supercilious elegance which had clung about him in his striking Zouave uniform was completely gone.
2 She liked me better from that time on, and she never took a supercilious air with me again.
3 She was not a supercilious or an over-dainty woman.
4 These reflections had tamed and brought down to a pitch of sounder judgment a temper, which, under other circumstances, might have waxed haughty, supercilious, and obstinate.
5 In fact he was altogether rather supercilious and contemptuous of anyone not in his own class.
6 His manner was often offensively supercilious, and then again modest and self-effacing, almost tremulous.
7 Now he was a sturdy, straw haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner.
8 The supercilious assumption was that on Sunday afternoon I had nothing better to do.
9 For, though elated by his rank, it did not render him supercilious; on the contrary, he was all attention to everybody.
10 "I am told, on excellent authority, that her father keeps an American dry-goods store," said Sir Thomas Burdon, looking supercilious.
11 A certain superciliousness of look, coolness of manner, nonchalance of tone, express fully their sentiments on the point, without committing them by any positive rudeness in word or deed.
12 Carol apologized for her superciliousness.
13 The superciliousness that lurked in her manner told Venn that thus far he had utterly failed.
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14 She fancied that a man with dinner-coat and waxed mustache glanced superciliously at Harry's highly form-fitting bright-brown suit and Juanita's tan silk frock, which was doubtful at the seams.