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 for To think scorn
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scorn \Scorn\ (sk[^o]rn), n. [OE. scorn, scarn, scharn, OF.
     escarn, escharn, eschar, of German origin; cf. OHG. skern
     mockery, skern[=o]n to mock; but cf. also OF. escorner to
     mock.]
     1. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that
        disdain which springs from the opinion of the utter
        meanness and unworthiness of an object.
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              Scorn at first makes after love the more. --Shak.
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              And wandered backward as in scorn,
              To wait an aeon to be born.           --Emerson.
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     2. An act or expression of extreme contempt.
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              Every sullen frown and bitter scorn
              But fanned the fuel that too fast did burn.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     3. An object of extreme disdain, contempt, or derision.
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              Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn
              and a derision to them that are round about us.
                                                    --Ps. xliv.
                                                    13.
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     To think scorn, to regard as worthy of scorn or contempt;
        to disdain. "He thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai
        alone." --Esther iii. 6.
  
     To laugh to scorn, to deride; to make a mock of; to
        ridicule as contemptible.
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     Syn: Contempt; disdain; derision; contumely; despite; slight;
          dishonor; mockery.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Think \Think\, v. t.
     1. To conceive; to imagine.
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              Charity . . . thinketh no evil.       --1 Cor. xiii.
                                                    4,5.
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     2. To plan or design; to plot; to compass. [Obs.]
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              So little womanhood
              And natural goodness, as to think the death
              Of her own son.                       --Beau. & Fl.
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     3. To believe; to consider; to esteem.
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              Nor think superfluous other's aid.    --Milton.
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     To think much, to esteem a great matter; to grudge. [Obs.]
        "[He] thought not much to clothe his enemies." --Milton.
  
     To think scorn.
        (a) To disdain. [Obs.] "He thought scorn to lay hands on
            Mordecai alone." --Esther iii. 6.
        (b) To feel indignation. [Obs.]
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