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The sceptics say that this could easily be a fad. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This helped to convince many sceptics of the case for restoring the building to its former condition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The sceptic could always argue that such objective changes might have occurred anyway. PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)Sceptics say that this is precisely what he will do. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But will it be enough to convince the sceptics? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sceptics have argued that the move is more likely to protect vulnerable people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sceptics say that he checks the weather forecasts to determine the right moment to pray. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But sceptics argue there is little overlap between national and local advertising. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sceptics argue the forecasts look high. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sceptics pointed out the world has seen no substantial warming for 15 years. The Sun (2013)So to confound sceptics, this week offers two outstanding dramas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sceptics point to anomalies in the 1969 footage. The Sun (2013)More importantly, it was the confounding of all sceptics. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sceptics may point out that Today did not go on to a long and happy life. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sceptics say this was because criminals targeted less advanced countries such as Britain instead. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sceptics kept pointing out inconvenient facts, but were ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Addressing the problem and increasing the payout could help to convince the remaining sceptics that 3i is on the right track. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Admiral keeps confounding the sceptics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most of the sceptics have been convinced,' he claims. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: sceptic NOUN
A sceptic is a person who has doubts about things that other people believe.
He was a born sceptic.
Definition of sceptic from the Collins English Dictionary
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