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deride
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • To conjure tears up in a poor maid’s eyes with your derision!
  • Scorn and derision never come in tears.
  • Have you conspir’d, have you with these contriv’d, To bait me with this foul derision?
  • When they next wake, all this derision Shall seem a dream and fruitless vision; And back to Athens shall the lovers wend With league whose date till death shall never end.

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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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