Deride
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Deride [dih-rahyd]

VERB

VERB

  • To laugh at contempt.

  • To mock.

  • To insult.

  • To say that someone or something is stupid.

Example

“The critics did not leave an opportunity to deride such a wonderful actor for one bad film.”

“It is not good to deride someone over failures.”

Synonyms

Disdain, Disparage, Mock, Ridicule, Scoff, Taunt, Jeer, Scout, Kid, Jolly, Knock, Pan

Antonyms

Admire, Approve, Compliment, Flatter, Praise, Respect, Commend, Revere

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