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ridicule
used in The House of the Seven Gables

2 uses
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Definition
mock (make fun of); or the language or behavior that does so
  • To incur the ridicule of the younger crowd, that knew him not,—the harsher scorn and indignation of a few old men, who might recall his once familiar features!
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (62% in)
  • Clifford have it in his power to make you rich?" cried the old gentlewoman, affected with a sense of something like ridicule at the idea.
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (73% in)

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