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ridicule
used in Candide

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Definition
mock (make fun of); or the language or behavior that does so
  • Pitying the poor, he would have shown us poverty as a ridiculous anachronism, and both the ridicule and the pity would have expressed his indignation.
    Introduction (54% in)
  • INTRODUCTION Ever since 1759, when Voltaire wrote "Candide" in ridicule of the notion that this is the best of all possible worlds, this world has been a gayer place for readers.
    Introduction (1% in)

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