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mockery
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For Whom the Bell Tolls
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  • The gypsy’s voice rose tragically and mockingly.
  • Pablo said angrily, feeling the mockery.
  • But to mock such a serious man as Don Guillermo is beyond all right.
  • "Thy duty," said Agustan mockingly.
  • Then the other said, ’If it is necessary to kill them all, and I am not convinced of that necessity, let them be killed decently and without mockery.’
  • "He is the boss here," he grinned, then flexed his arms as though to make the muscles stand out and looked at the man with the carbine in a half-mocking admiration.
  • Pilar stood with her hands on her hips looking at the boy mockingly now.
  • Mockery is justified in the case of Don Faustino,’ the other said.
  • "Nay," Pilar mocked at him.
  • Pilar looked at him mockingly, remembering now, proudly, her voyages.
  • "That cannot be borne," she mocked him.
  • Do not mock me, woman.

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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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