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  • asked Silver derisively.
  • "A Bible with a bit cut out!" returned Silver derisively.
  • I should, I think, have had nothing left me to desire but for the eyes of the coxswain as they followed me derisively about the deck and the odd smile that appeared continually on his face.
  • It was a smile that had in it something both of pain and weakness—a haggard old man’s smile; but there was, besides that, a grain of derision, a shadow of treachery, in his expression as he craftily watched, and watched, and watched me at my work.

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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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