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sceptical

adjective
     
scep‧ti‧cal British English ; skeptical American English
tending to disagree with what other people tell you
sceptical about/of
I'm extremely sceptical about what I read in the press.
Environmental groups are sceptical of the government's claims.
highly/deeply sceptical
He is highly sceptical of the reforms.
'You can trust me,' he said. Jane looked sceptical.
sceptically adverb

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