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mockery
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Ender's Game
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  • making a mockery of human attempts at high strategy
  • Suddenly Peter smiled and clapped his hands together in a mockery of good cheer.
  • Day after day, in zero gravity, there are mock battles.
  • He mocked himself to forestall the mocking comments of anti-semites. almost everyone he defeated in battle became, at least for a time, a Jew-hater. but he also made sure everyone knew what he was.
  • He mocked himself to forestall the mocking comments of anti-semites. almost everyone he defeated in battle became, at least for a time, a Jew-hater. but he also made sure everyone knew what he was.
  • Instead, they mocked and shouted and ridiculed as the Launchies tried to master difficult skills with untrained muscles.
  • He staged mock wars after the first week, savage affairs in the practice room that left everybody exhausted.
  • With no hint of mockery, no trace of a lie in his voice.
  • The mockery was over.
  • He always left the Giant’s body quickly, and when he got to the playground the children were always there, wolven and mocking; they wore faces that he knew.
  • There was no enemy yet, so he divided them into two armies and began a mock battle, commanding both sides so he could control the test that each of his leaders was going through.

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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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