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deride
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Definition
to criticize with strong disrespect — often
with humor
  • And now, you who have so long been bound to the most narrow and material views, you who have denied the virtue of transcendental medicine, you who have derided your superiors— behold!
    p. 80.2
derided = laughed at or made fun of—while showing a lack of respect
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