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Definitionridicule (to make fun of)
something so inadequate it is ridiculous (silly)
- But Trolls are only counterfeits, made by the Enemy in the Great Darkness, in mockery of Ents, as Orcs were of Elves.3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- Treebeard (95% in)
- 'Will I come down?' he mocked.3.10 -- Book 3 Chapter 10 -- The Voice of Saruman (60% in)
- Its head was gone, and in its place was set in mockery a round rough-hewn stone, rudely painted by savage hands in the likeness of a grinning face with one large red eye in the midst of its forehead.4.7 -- Book 4 Chapter 7 -- Journey to the Cross-roads (96% in)
There are no more uses of "mockery" in The Two Towers.
Typical Usage (best examples)