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1 jeeringly 9 «Onion-sauce! Onion-sauce!' he remarked jeeringly, and was gone before they could think of a thoroughly satisfactory reply. ADJTo speak or shout derisively; mock.2016.01.14 12:37
2 contemptuous 4 «He was bowled over in an instant by the impatient and contemptuous Mole, who trotted along the side of the hedge chaffing the other rabbitsADJwhen predicative, often foll by of. showing or feeling contempt; disdainful2016.01.14 12:33
3 seclusion 7 The sunshine struck hot on his fur, soft breezes caressed his heated brow, and after the seclusion of the cellarage he had lived in so longNSeclusion is the act of secluding, i.e. shutting out or keeping apart from society, or the state of being secluded, or a place that is priva2016.01.14 12:27

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