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  • adj. In a manner intended to ridicule.
  • v. Present participle of ridicule.


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  • TV producers seemed only interested in ridiculing the 'crazy artist.'

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  • Your choice in ridiculing a prisoner's fear of insects demonstrates several things:

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  • I have no interst in ridiculing anyone's opinion, even if it is at odds with my own, for it is just my opinion.

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  • Oh my, lets research if Scott or any dem politicians made statements in ridiculing those painting and calling Bush as Hitler.

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  • In particular, I liked the balls of brass he had in ridiculing consumerism in the acquisitional 1980s.

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  • Take the current dean of the Washington press corps, David Broder, who is leading the charge in ridiculing Harry Reid for saying the obvious — that “this war is lost” (as it is militarily, unless we stay in perpetuity and draft many more troops).

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  • 'It's a classic example of lateral thinking,' Queensland politician Bob Katter said on Thursday in ridiculing the plan.

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  • To my regret, I took the lead in ridiculing our guest lecturer.

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  • He took much pleasure in ridiculing the excesses of socialist ideologues, that ~dreary tribe of high-minded women and sandalwearers and bearded fruit-juice drinkers who came flocking toward the smell of "progress" like blue-bottles to a dead cat '.

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  • Even the Yankee reporter of the New York Herald, a gentleman who, we presume, has now and then been employed in ridiculing "Canadian blue-noses" and throwing mud at "old Mother England," could not fail to be struck with the attachment shown to the mother country.

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