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ridicule
used in A Thousand Acres

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Definition
mock (make fun of); or the language or behavior that does so
  • It didn't matter what it was, disapproval, ridicule, even sympathy or fondness.
    p. 173.9
  • He himself had always ridiculed farmers in retirement, and spoken with respect, even envy, of Ty's father's heart attack in the hog pen.
    p. 112.8
  • And in spite of no publicity and ridicule and stiff opposition, it's a pretty lively and growing association.
    p. 160.3
  • At home, it was galling to think of how others were talking about us, bad enough to think of their ridicule or disapproval, but worse to think how they were surely entertained by us, how this stinging, goading, angry self-consciousness that impelled me every day, every minute, to seek relief was nothing to them, something they couldn't feel and hardly ever gave a thought to.
    p. 247.6

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