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 Super, Supers.Supernac’ulum. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Supercil’ious (5 syl.).
 
Having an elevated eyebrow; hence contemptuous, haughty. (Latin, super-cilium.)   1
 


 Super, Supers.Supernac’ulum. 

 
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