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adjective cynical pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪnɪk(ə)l/
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  1. 2
    someone who is cynical expects things not to be successful or useful
    cynical about: I know that some of you are very cynical about the proposals.
  2. 3
    willing to let other people be harmed so that you can get an advantage
    Democrats said it was a cynical attempt to smear the President’s reputation.

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