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ridicule
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
mock (make fun of); or the language or behavior that does so
  • It was bad enough, Owen maintained, that he was subject to seasonal ridicule for the role he played in the Christ Church Christmas Pageant.
    p. 152.2
  • I have encouraged the girls to find clumsy sentences in newspapers and magazines, and to bring them into class for our hearty ridicule— and that bit about "any money's being spent" is enough to turn an English teacher's eyeballs a blank shade of pencil-gray—but I knew that Claire Clooney was trying to get me started; I resisted the bait.
    p. 326.1

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