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mock
used in The Fountainhead

28 uses
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Definition
making fun of

or:

not real
  • "But an architectural expert..." Toohey let his voice trail into a mocking question mark.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (21% in)
mocking = making fun of
  • He wrinkled his nose fastidiously, in self-mockery.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (31% in)
  • ...devoted to the destruction of all forms of compulsion, private or public, in heaven or on earth; that he had been cursed by preachers, bankers, club-women and labor organizers; that he had better manners than the social elite whom he usually mocked, and a tougher constitution than the laborers whom he usually defended; that he could discuss the latest play on Broadway, medieval poetry or international finance; that he never donated to charity, but spent more of his own money than he...
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (50% in)
  • She laughed simply, completely; he saw the pale form of her dress trembling; she stood straight, her head thrown back, like a string shaking with the vibrations of a blinding insult to him; an insult, because her laughter was not bitter or mocking, but quite simply gay.
    1.14 — Part 1 Chapter 14 (96% in)
  • The host, on this Sunday afternoon, wore a dark gray suit, correct as a uniform, and bedroom slippers of black patent leather trimmed with red; the slippers mocked the severe elegance of the suit, yet completed the elegance as an audacious anticlimax.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (25% in)
  • But the earnest attention in his eyes changed him, his mocking gaiety vanished and he forgot his own advice, he was being serious, very serious indeed.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (47% in)
  • He was looking at her, his eyes as kindly, his smile as charming as ever; but there was a tinge of self-mockery in the charm, as if he knew that she did not approve of it, and a tinge of assurance, as if he were showing that he would look kindly and charming just the same.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (17% in)
  • She wished she could find some hint in his face, if only a hint of his old derisive smile; even mockery would be an acknowledgment and a tie; she found nothing.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (58% in)
  • She thought that this was his form of mockery, after what he had not forgotten and would not acknowledge.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (60% in)
  • It will rise as a mockery to all the structures of the city and to the men who built them.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (2% in)
  • It is not a temple, but its perfect antithesis, an insolent mockery of all religion.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (8% in)
  • He was disappointed, because it was not her usual dramatic entrance; he saw no anger, no mockery; she entered like a bookkeeper on a business errand.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (34% in)
  • Instead of the bright, cutting mockery he had expected from her, he saw a sudden understanding.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (27% in)
  • The voice was not mocking, but earnest.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (94% in)
  • Toohey entered, a cautious half-smile on his face, a smile mocking himself and his boss, but with a delicate sense of balance, sixty percent of the mockery directed at himself.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (19% in)
  • Toohey entered, a cautious half-smile on his face, a smile mocking himself and his boss, but with a delicate sense of balance, sixty percent of the mockery directed at himself.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (20% in)
  • People could presume that his mockery was intended for the particular things they wished to mock.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (62% in)
  • People could presume that his mockery was intended for the particular things they wished to mock.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (62% in)
  • It exposed politicians—one step ahead of the Grand Jury; it attacked monopolies—in the name of the downtrodden; it mocked the rich and the successful—in the manner of those who could never be either.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (66% in)
  • Whenever he smiled no obvious movement was required of his facial muscles; the hint of mockery was always there and it merely came into sharper focus for a moment, to recede imperceptibly again.
    3.3 — Part 3 Chapter 3 (38% in)
  • He looked at his audience, his mouth smiling in self-mockery, his eyebrows raised insolently, but his eyes pleading.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (4% in)
  • Afterward, the mockery of the monster reception that followed left him immune.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (30% in)
  • Have taken same for fourteen years, but now that you show that you're the kind of man that has no decency and making a mockery of the holy institution of marriage which is to commit adultery with a fallen woman also another man's wife who gets married in a black dress as she jolly well ought to, I won't read your newspaper any more as you're not a man fit for children, and I'm certainly disappointed in you.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (69% in)
  • A SIGN hung over the entrance door, a reproduction of the paper's masthead: # THE NEW YORK BANNER # The sign was small, a statement of fame and power that needed no emphasis; it was like a fine, mocking smile that justified the building's bare ugliness; the building was a factory scornful of all ornament save the implications of that masthead.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (1% in)
  • She accepted the nights when she lay in Wynand's arms and opened her eyes to see the shape of the bedroom Roark had designed, and she set her teeth against a racking pleasure that was part answer, part mockery of the unsatisfied hunger in her body, and surrendered to it, not knowing what man gave her this, which one of them, or both.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (12% in)
  • Roark raised the heavy white mug of coffee to his lips, his eyes holding Wynand's, narrowed and mocking in answer.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (86% in)
  • The gay mockery, the tone of uttering the most preposterous thing he could think of, told her how far he was from guessing the rest.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (12% in)
  • He dropped the pencil and made a self-mocking sound with his lips.
    4.19 — Part 4 Chapter 19 (28% in)

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