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mock
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

2 uses
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Definition
making fun of

or:

not real
  • The call went echoing down the empty aisles and died out in the distance in a faint sound that resembled a ripple of mocking laughter.
    Chapter 31 (31% in)
  • A catbird, the Northern mocker, lit in a tree over Tom's head, and trilled out her imitations of her neighbors in a rapture of enjoyment; then a shrill jay swept down, a flash of blue flame, and stopped on a twig almost within the boy's reach, cocked his head to one side and eyed the strangers with a consuming curiosity; a gray squirrel and a big fellow of the "fox" kind came skurrying along, sitting up at intervals to inspect and chatter at the boys, for the wild things had probably...
    Chapter 14 (20% in)

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