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1‘members of the organization greeted his ideas with scepticism’
doubt, doubtfulness, dubiousness, a pinch of salt, lack of conviction
disbelief, cynicism, distrust, mistrust, suspicion, misbelief, incredulity
rare dubiety, Pyrrhonism, scepsis, minimifidianism
2‘a vague kind of scepticism is one of the commonest spiritual diseases in this generation’
atheism, non-theism, unbelief, non-belief
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.