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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of deride.

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Examples

  • I am saying we are negative minded and that such negativity much of which is derided from the press leads to apathy, lack of respect and morale attitude amongst us.

    You and who’s army? « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The development of Anthrop Capital - which is derided from the Greek word for human, anthropos - is revealed in the

    Rss news feed for Morning Advertiser

  • The 2009 Occhipinti SP68, a Sicilian red, won raves for the wine (bright red fruit, good acidity, soft tannins), but the label was derided as ugly and the alphanumeric name was deemed "cheesy" (never mind it's the road that runs by the winemaker's house).

    Judging a Wine by What It Wears

  • Take for example, the West Midlands MP, Sion Simon who as you may recall derided David Cameron for trying to be just like you.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • It is no wonder therefore that men take it heinously to be laughed at or derided, that is, triumphed over.

    The Elements of Law Natural and Politic

  • Lewis's Narnia stories "morally loathsome," and in a 1998 essay for the Guardian, "The Dark Side of Narnia," derided "the misognyny, the racism, the sado-masochistic relish for violence that permeates the whole cycle"?

    The Anti-Lewis

  • It's interesting, of course, Bush kind of derided Bill Clinton for investing too much in Boris Yeltsin.

    CNN Transcript Nov 18, 2001

  • The pupils are "derided" or "shunned" by their richer classmates, "who have invented a range of abusive terms for poor pupils", says Sue Hackman, chief adviser on school standards for the Department for Children, Schools and Families.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • In spite of the fact (or should that read because of the fact?) that they sold 25 million records, I’ve always kind of derided Hootie and the Blowfish.

    This is actually quite good « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • He was laughed and derided out of the esteem of the American people.

    THEFT

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