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mockery
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mockery
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Macbeth
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  • Away, and mock the time with fairest show: False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
  • He is about it: The doors are open; and the surfeited grooms Do mock their charge with snores: I have drugg’d their possets That death and nature do contend about them, Whether they live or die.
  • Unreal mockery, hence!

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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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