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mock
used in The War of the Worlds

3 uses
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Definition
making fun of

or:

not real
  • We refreshed ourselves with a tin of mock-turtle soup and wine from the neighbouring pantry.
    2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Man on Putney Hill (77% in)
  • I remember how mockingly bright the day seemed as I went back on my melancholy pilgrimage to the little house at Woking, how busy the streets and vivid the moving life about me.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — Wreckage (33% in)
  • I go to London and see the busy multitudes in Fleet Street and the Strand, and it comes across my mind that they are but the ghosts of the past, haunting the streets that I have seen silent and wretched, going to and fro, phantasms in a dead city, the mockery of life in a galvanised body.
    2.10 — Book 2 Chapter 10 — The Epilogue (91% in)

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