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used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

4 uses
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to criticize with strong disrespect — often
with humor
  • Now, now thy country calls her wonted friends, And the proud vaunt in just derision ends.
    Book 5 (53% in)
  • His country's woes he glories to deride, And prayers will burst that swelling heart with pride.
    Book 9 (98% in)
  • Achilles heeds not, but derides our pain: Even till the flames consume our fleet he stays, And waits the rising of the fatal blaze.
    Book 11 (83% in)
  • To the dark shades the soul unwilling glides, While the proud victor thus his fall derides.
    Book 16 (86% in)

There are no more uses of "deride" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).

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