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Lord of the Flies
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  • Piggy once more was the center of social derision...
  • Simon broke off and turned to Piggy who was looking at him with an expression of derisive incomprehension.
  • The sniggering of the savages became a loud derisive jeer.
  • There’s enough silly talk about beasts, without the littluns seeing you gliding about like a—" The derisive laughter that rose had fear in it and condemnation.

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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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