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GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards

derision

ridicule mockery deriding


Usage

Every Saturday on its editorial page, the Gloucester County Times cheers those who make our area a better place in which to live and jeers those whose actions merit derision. - CHEERS: To GCC athletic dominance. A co-worker submitted this cheer to ...

Illustration: David Ryan Robinson Dressed head-to-toe in Reebok or Nike, tracksuit bottoms tucked into socks, the shaven-headed, perma-scowling scally is an object of much fear and/or derision in Manchester. You may laugh. You may sneer. ...

But they were set to assemble against a backdrop of derision after Sepp Blatter, their president, was called to appear Sunday before the ethics committee of his own organization, three days before the presidential vote. It was still unclear whether ...