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mock
used in A Thousand Acres

3 uses
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Definition
making fun of

or:

not real
  • All this stuff"—her voice mockingly rose an octave—"
    p. 117.4
  • Scott, meanwhile, sought advice of my grandfather, and money of my father, his neighbors, which was shameful enough but nothing compared to the humiliation of standing before Newt Stanley or his wife's other wealthy, powerful, and outspoken cousins, who had not resisted the marriage, but had mocked it a little.
    p. 133.7
  • His voice rose mockingly, "Harold, you ought to do this!
    p. 219.6

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