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mockery
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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mockery
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • ’Hmm, let’s thinků’ said Harry in a mock thoughtful voice.
  • Then you get "P" for "Poor"-’ Ron raised both his arms in mock celebration — ’and "D" for "Dreadful".’
  • ’So — er — what did she want?’ he asked in a mock casual voice.
  • ’D’you think you managed to get all the signs?’ said James in tones of mock concern.
  • The little baby woke up jwightened and fort what it dweamed was twoo,’ said the woman in a horrible, mock baby voice.
  • ’Come out, come out, little Harry!’ she called in her mock baby voice, which echoed off the polished wooden floors.

  • There are no more uses of "mockery" in the book.


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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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