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Present participle for feel or express contempt or disdain for
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“If the right-wingers disdain Lincoln for being too aggressively antislavery, the left-wingers scorn him for not being antislavery enough.”
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Present participle for to reject, turn down
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“But U.S. media coverage matched the bipartisan refusal by leaders in Congress to do anything but scorn the offer.”
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Present participle for refuse to do something because one is too proud
“As time went on new rules were drafted, pitches were developed, the games began to draw the attention of people who at one time would have scorned to be associated with them.”
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Present participle for to ignore or disregard contemptuously
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Present participle for to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is
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Present participle for to subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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Present participle for to feel distaste for or hostility towards
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Present participle for to show an unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
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Present participle for annoy or provoke in an unkind way
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Present participle for to show an unwillingness to accept or engage with someone or something
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Present participle for to exercise or express disbelief or doubt
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Present participle for to hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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Present participle for to come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Present participle for to decrease the value, character, or quality of
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The act of not paying the proper care or attention to something
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“Yet a populist ethic scorning them as money grubbers who mystified the law while profiting from the miseries of others has persisted.”
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