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mockery
used in Henry VIII

2 uses
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Definition
ridicule (to make fun of)

or:

something so inadequate it is ridiculous (silly)
  • If we shall stand still, In fear our motion will be mock'd or carp'd at, We should take root here where we sit, or sit State-statues only.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (41% in)
  • Nay, Sir Nicholas, Let it alone; my state now will but mock me.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Westminster. A street (62% in)

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