Scoptic Scop"tic, Scoptical Scop"tic*al, a. [Gr. skwptiko`s, from skw`ptein to mock, to scoff at.] Jesting; jeering; scoffing. [Obs.] --South. [1913 Webster] -- {Scop"tic*al*ly}, adv. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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