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arousing or provoking laughter

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This advantage is compounded by smaller or no public employee contributions compared to their private counterparts, sweetheart arrangements such as topping-up the final year's salary on which the defined benefit pension often is based, and in some cases risibly early retirement ages.
And while a current quote of 20-1 for him to be next Irishman to win a Major might be risibly short, the big man from Mullingar does have talent.
Even the would-be apprentices have been at it, with Team Logic's British fast food concept 'MyPy' soundly beating Venture's yet more risibly named Mexican concept 'Caraca's' - despite claiming the Italian Christopher Columbus as a Brit.
When Matt Richards, in the centre-circle, inexplicably lobbed the ball towards his own goal, Williams was left clear but his attempt at a flamboyant outside-ofthe-foot finish bobbled risibly wide.
It is no longer a ghost that is "astonishingly contrived" (Era 29 February 1852), but, presumably because it now courts tedium with its familiarity, it is seen as risibly archaic.
What these early systems all shared, besides unreliability, was a miserable lack of processing memory (64KB of RAM was the limit), linked to risibly small mass-storage capacities (5 1/4 -inch "floppies" held, at most, 256 KB of data).
The video is looped, turning the boy's risibly impossible task and his fresh pleasure into a monument that is ageless, innocent, and stale in its repetition-as-fate--he is a Sisyphus in diapers.
Nor was he in any hurry to complete the reform of the House of Lords, a risibly dated institution where ancient bloodstock continues to lord it over humbler citizens.
And it was not just earned income that suffered; Britain's social services from relative decline, unemployment benefit was low by EU standards and the average UK state pension remained risibly low.
Like these simplistic tracts, poetry written for children made its moral design, and its pedagogical purpose, risibly visible.
Most would feel that any proposal for "literary science" would be risibly (if not pathetically) oxymoronic; such a proposal would signal a stunning failure to grasp that literary scholars and scientists are studying fundamentally, radically different kinds of stuff.
It was created 12 years before JOAs were formally given antitrust protection in the risibly named Newspaper Preservation Act of 1970 (NPA).
Beyond the risibly vapid pathos of Armand's final comment on Louis, the statement returns on both the romanticism that is celebrated and the postmodernity that is occluded by the vampire's romanticised position.
Although the proposition is risibly preposterous, those who warm their fantasies before such fires love to tremble at the imminent prospect of thumbscrew and rack.
This tradition ranges from a work by the most respected British portrait painter of her reign (Lucian Freud, unveiled 2001), to the risibly populist (the cartoonist Rolf Harris, 2005).