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mockery
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
ridicule (to make fun of)

or:

something so inadequate it is ridiculous (silly)
  • Then he had done it himself and made a mockery of his own rules.
    Chapters 46-47 (40% in)
  • It seemed to mock her, to make her feel that she was cheating Bob of something, though it was not easy to say what.
    Chapters 75-76 (31% in)

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