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deride
used in King Lear

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Definition
to criticize with strong disrespect — often
with humor
  • Time shall unfold what plighted cunning hides: Who cover faults, at last shame them derides.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (91% in)

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