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mockery
used in The Tempest

4 uses
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Definition
ridicule (to make fun of)

or:

something so inadequate it is ridiculous (silly)
  • Lo, how he mocks me!
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the island (22% in)
mocks = makes fun of
  • If you but knew how you the purpose cherish Whiles thus you mock it! how, in stripping it, You more invest it!
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Another part of the island (67% in)
  • Even here I will put off my hope, and keep it No longer for my flatterer: he is drown'd Whom thus we stray to find; and the sea mocks Our frustrate search on land.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the island (9% in)
  • [He vanishes in thunder: then, to soft music, enter the Shapes again, and dance, with mocks and mows, and carry out the table] PROSPERO.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Another part of the island (76% in)

There are no more uses of "mockery" in The Tempest.

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