scoffingly


scoffingly
adverb
in a disrespectful and mocking manner
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`Sorry,' she repeated derisively

Syn: ↑derisively, ↑derisorily, ↑mockingly
Derived from adjective: ↑mocking (for: ↑mockingly), ↑derisive (for: ↑derisively)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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