Supercilious

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  • expressive of contempt; "curled his lip in a supercilious smile"; "spoke in a sneering jeering manner"; "makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one"
  • having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swa

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  • PF will not enact new constitution – NGOCC
    The Non Governmental Coordinating Council (NGOCC) says it is convinced beyond doubt that the people of Zambia will never be given a new Constitution because the party in power is allegedly supercilious. Read more on this news related to 'Supercilious'

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