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Synonyms for deride

Synonyms for deride

to make fun or make fun of

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treat or speak of with contempt

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France began by deriding the pretensions of the Americans.
The deriding but frightful merriment passed from the mouth of one of his ponderous sons to that of the other, until it had made the circuit of the whole family.
Another low, deriding laugh passed among the young men, announcing, in a manner sufficiently intelligible, their readiness to undertake a task even more arduous.
David Dewhurst released a TV ad deriding characterizations of former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz as a conservative.
Thousands of words are now flooding in deriding the new whip rules with hypothetical notions of doomsday scenarios.
Even when the interviewees turn hostile at various points in the video, deriding the artist's attempt to understand their lives and predicting that he'll edit the interviews to fit preconceived ideas about his subjects that are at best inaccurate, we are well aware that these tirades may or may not represent their actual views.
Patrick Guerriero, their current leader, is far more flexible and friendly than his partisan predecessor, who once took out full-page ads in major newspapers deriding our leaders for focusing on phony issues like discrimination.
3 e-mail to his supporters deriding Waxman as one the House of Representative's "most liberal members" and including information from Focus on the Family's "Sexual Health Analyst.
The union plans to expand its informational picket lines and radio commercials in Northern California, deriding affiliated stores in that region.
The ensuing flap found commentators across the political spectrum cast in familiar roles: liberals deriding conservatives as dumb, ignorant boors and conservatives deriding liberals as egg-headed, arrogant elitists.
Enron's executives sold the lot of us (including this magazine, which named Enron's board one of its five "Best" in 2000) on a "vision" of a "new corporate structure," deriding those who questioned it.