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arousing or provoking laughter

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Alongside the CGI beasts it's packed with dreadful dialogue, risible plotting and wafer-thin characterisation and we race through the dawn of time, stampeding historical and geographical accuracy under the hooves of a herd of belligerent woolly mammoths (or "manuk" as they are called here).
What seems equally risible is that the mother of the heir to the throne shoulddash around with a tape machine to record the poor guy's every fantasy even at his hospital bedside.
Among the many reasons adduced for the awfulness of The New York Times--its arrogance, its sloppiness, its almost risible political correctness--is the paper's lack of competition.
Some of the book's most entertaining passages are those in which Nader describes the risible game of cat-and-mouse he and the commission's stooges played as the aspirant candidate tried to make his way even into one of the viewing areas to watch the debate.
Filmmakers in every land have tackled religious themes, but Hollywood's intersection with the Book yields a particularly rich trove of risible over-acting, melodrama, special effects and every so often, genuine beauty.
This, of course, is so grotesque a misrepresentation as to be risible.
Because kinetic art was (wrongly) perceived as an art based almost entirely on easy optical tricks, it would soon be trashed as utter kitsch, on a par with such risible by-products as the Courreges dress and the lava lamp.
Consider two risible objects, Woody Allen and the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center.
There's clearly room for downgrades, and to describe those "strong buy" ratings as "rare" would be risible.
Nathan Gill (Wales UKIP leader) described the latest shenanigans in Cardiff Bay as risible, I would describe them as positively sickening.
I realise you have to pander to the Labour majority in the North East but such drivel is risible.
He said: "Those elements are risible and in many ways pathetic.
Another thing with the Scottish referendum campaign - from the bits I've watched, other than Alex Salmond, those I've seen making the case for independence have been Pat Kane of risible 80s pop band Hue & Cry and then, on the special Scottish Question Time, it was Rick Ross, lead singer of risible 80s pop band Deacon Blue.
It is risible that he and Home Secretary Theresa May refuse to do the same over claims that prominent political figures protected those involved in vile abuse.
Sunday's broadcast from Leeds was the best I've seen, a far cry from the days when sportsmen were asked to partake in impromptu rowing contests or obliged to join in with risible 'fun' activities that were no less undignified than passing an orange down the line without using your hands.