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also scep·ti·cal  (skĕp′tĭ-kəl)
1. Marked by or given to doubt; questioning: skeptical of political promises.
2. Relating to or characteristic of skeptics or skepticism.

skep′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.skeptically - with scepticismskeptically - with scepticism; in a sceptical manner; "he looked at her sceptically"


also sceptically
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This amazed Nicholas and even made him regard Bolkonski's courtship skeptically.
The doctor looked at his prospective patient skeptically.
I don't see how she can be," said Felicity skeptically.
House Republicans might view the request skeptically and it's not clear Johnson will receive the amount he's asking for.
With Muslims living in Western cultures still hopeful about the possibilities of finding shared cultural and social values in Europe and North America while the majoritarian communities respond skeptically, Korteweg (sociology, U.
Feroli said the estimate of between a quarter to a half point of annualized GDP "seems fairly large, and for that reason should be treated skeptically.
He showed little emotion throughout his trial, but reclined in his chair and listened closely to Moreno-Ocampo's every word Wednesday, at times smiling skeptically.
But the Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS), which is also highly critical of Iran, urged the public the next day to treat anything the Mojahedin say skeptically.
Santa asks, before skeptically examining a vaccine bottle with a magnifying glass, shaking a bottle of pills and squirting the contents of a syringe into the air.
According to Pastor Frank Moore, the billboard was intended to make people think skeptically about messages on nontheistic billboards that had gone up in the area.
The proposals generally are supported by Democrats but are viewed skeptically by Republicans who are concerned that any actions taken against China stand a good chance of triggering a trade war.
People are more afraid of insects than of death, or so says a survey that Zuk cites a bit skeptically.