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mock
used in Anna Karenina

11 uses
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Definition
making fun of

or:

not real
  • "But how, Alexey, tell me how?" she said in melancholy mockery at the hopelessness of her own position.
    Part Two (60% in)
  • "Why, it's actually you, Levin, at last!" he said with a friendly mocking smile, scanning Levin as he approached.
    Part One (14% in)
  • Oblonsky could not restrain a slight mocking smile at the sight of Levin.
    Part One (15% in)
  • "You tell Matvey to do what can't be done, and go away yourself, leaving him to make a muddle of everything," and her habitual, mocking smile curved the corners of Dolly's lips as she spoke.
    Part One (64% in)
  • The whole evening Dolly was, as always, a little mocking in her tone to her husband, while Stepan Arkadyevitch was happy and cheerful, but not so as to seem as though, having been forgiven, he had forgotten his offense.
    Part One (64% in)
  • For an instant her face fell, and the mocking gleam in her eyes died away; but the word love threw her into revolt again.
    Part Two (25% in)
  • At that moment, when the revelation of everything was hanging over him, there was nothing he expected so much as that she would answer mockingly as before that his suspicions were absurd and utterly groundless.
    Part Two (81% in)
  • "Let me ask you, Konstantin Dmitrievitch," said Darya Alexandrovna, smiling her kindly and rather mocking smile, "why is it you are angry with Kitty?"
    Part Three (27% in)
  • She looked at him with mocking amusement.
    Part Four (9% in)
  • "Now, Kostya, you have to decide," said Stepan Arkadyevitch with an air of mock dismay, "a weighty question.
    Part Five (12% in)
  • "Yes, now he has laid aside all pretense, and all his cold hatred for me is apparent," she thought, not hearing his words, but watching with terror the cold, cruel judge who looked mocking her out of his eyes.
    Part Seven (78% in)

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