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mock
used in The House of the Seven Gables

7 uses
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Definition
making fun of

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not real
  • Upon this, the two meanly dressed figures mocked and jeered at the much-abashed old dignitary, and pointed their fingers at the stain.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (88% in)
  • II The Little Shop-Window IT still lacked half an hour of sunrise, when Miss Hepzibah Pyncheon—we will not say awoke, it being doubtful whether the poor lady had so much as closed her eyes during the brief night of midsummer—but, at all events, arose from her solitary pillow, and began what it would be mockery to term the adornment of her person.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (1% in)
  • Is not the world sad enough, in genuine earnest, without making a pastime of mock sorrows?
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (9% in)
  • They could not flee; their jailer had but left the door ajar in mockery, and stood behind it to watch them stealing out.
    Chapter 11 — The Arched Window (79% in)
  • Their vivid and wild expression seemed likewise sufficient to illuminate them; it was an expression of scorn and mockery, coinciding with the emotions indicated by his gesture.
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (78% in)
  • In a corner, meanwhile, stands the figure of an elderly man, in a leathern jerkin and breeches, with a carpenter's rule sticking out of his side pocket; he points his finger at the bearded Colonel and his descendants, nodding, jeering, mocking, and finally bursting into obstreperous, though inaudible laughter.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (77% in)
  • The pitiable mockery of it, which the world might have been ready enough to offer, coming so long after the agony had done its utmost work, would have been fit only to provoke bitterer laughter than poor Clifford was ever capable of.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (41% in)

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