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mockery
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • He’s not trying to mock you, he’s trying to be polite.
    p.243.9
  • I’ll answer any question you got— get me up here an’ mock me, will you?
    p.248.3
  • High above us in the darkness a solitary mocker poured out his repertoire in blissful unawareness of whose tree he sat in, plunging from the shrill kee, kee of the sunflower bird to the irascible qua-ack of a bluejay, to the sad lament of Poor Will, Poor Will, Poor Will.
    p.342.1

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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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