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look down (on or upon)

verb

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to show contempt for
  • I am tired of the way they look down on us like we aren't good enough for them

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“Look down (on or upon).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/look%20down%20%28on%20or%20upon%29. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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