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ridicule
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  • And now it was too late—there he was, and got up, too, in a dress coat and white tie, and Nastasia in the very humour to heap ridicule on him and his family circle; of this last fact, he felt quite persuaded.
  • Evgenie Pavlovitch turns everything and everybody he can lay hold of to ridicule.
  • For whole hours at a time she ridiculed and chaffed the wretched man, and made him almost a laughing-stock.
  • And if I dared to turn your beautiful, admirable simplicity to ridicule, forgive me as you would a little child its mischief.

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  • It’s easier to ridicule her ideas than to seriously refute her findings.
  • In his day, he was ridiculed for saying the earth is round.

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