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deride
used in The Bourne Identity

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Definition
to criticize with strong disrespect — often
with humor
  • Cries of surprise and derision came from the audience at the sight of two figures,
    Chapter 5 (74% in)
derision = critical disrespect — typically while laughing at or making fun of

(editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
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