Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 07/07/15 Deride

Deride (verb)
deride [dih-rahyd]


verb (used with object), derided, deriding.
1. to laugh at in scorn or contempt; scoff or jeer at; mock.

Synonyms
taunt, flout, gibe, banter, rally.

Origin: 1520-30; < Latin deridere to mock, equivalent to de- de- + ridere to laugh

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