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mockery
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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  • "All right, doctor," says the king, kinder mocking him; "we’ll try and get ’cause to send for you;" which made them all laugh, and they said it was a prime good hit.

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  • I will not permit the defendant to make a mockery of this trial.
  • Abuses at Abu Ghraib made a mockery of American idealism.

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