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deride
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ...deriding and ridiculing all Mr. Heathcliff’s assertions about his son,
  • Heathcliff measured the height and breadth of the speaker with an eye full of derision.
  • The clouded windows of hell flashed a moment towards me; the fiend which usually looked out, however, was so dimmed and drowned that I did not fear to hazard another sound of derision.

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  • Critics derided her as unprofessional.
  • He derided his student’s attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics

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