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deride
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Brave New World
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  • The singing words mocked him derisively.
  • "Yes, I know," said Bernard derisively.
  • "It’s all right, Director," he said in a tone of faint derision, "I won’t corrupt them."
  • Was that a kind of bestial derision that he detected in those blank grey eyes?
  • They had mocked him through his misery and remorse, mocked him with how hideous a note of cynical derision!
  • The tone was menacingly derisive.
  • "Háni!" he added as an after-thought; and then (with what derisive ferocity!): "Sons éso tse-ná."
  • And Tomakin, ex-Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning, Tomakin was still on holiday–on holiday from humiliation and pain, in a world where he could not hear those words, that derisive laughter, could not see that hideous face, feel those moist and flabby arms round his neck, in a beautiful world … "What you need," the Savage went on, "is something with tears for a change.

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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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