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Verb
To subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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“Now, my friends, you may be sure that in a discussion of this character, the last expedient an opponent can resort to is an attempt to ridicule his antagonist's argument.”
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To speak with contempt or mockery of
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To criticize harshly
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To disprove a statement, theory or belief
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To resist openly and boldly
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Browbeat, destroy with words
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The subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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“In this, Jane Austen's last completed work, satire and ridicule take a milder form, and the tone is more grave and tender.”
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An act of belittling
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Disregard of the authority and character of a superior
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Something done or said to amuse people
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