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synonyms for deride

  • disdain
  • disparage
  • mock
  • ridicule
  • scoff
  • scorn
  • taunt
  • banter
  • chaff
  • contemn
  • detract
  • flout
  • gibe
  • jeer
  • jolly
  • kid
  • knock
  • pan
  • pooh-pooh
  • quiz
  • rag
  • rally
  • razz
  • rib
  • roast
  • slam
  • sneer
  • twit
  • dis
  • do a number on
  • dump on
  • laugh at
  • lout
  • put down
See also synonyms for: derided / derides / deriding
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antonyms for deride

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  • admire
  • approve
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
  • respect
  • commend
  • revere
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How to use deride in a sentence

The mimicking of such an elite status, both celebrated and derided as “tacticool,” has spread globally, starting on battlefields but stretching now to blockbuster films, video games and even diaper bags.
TALIBAN SHOW OFF U.S.-MADE WEAPONS AND GEAR IN A BID TO INTIMIDATE, PROJECT AUTHORITYALEX HORTONAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Standardized testing has long been derided as an imperfect way to measure a school’s performance.
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The trips were also derided by some as an example of extreme wealth in the hands of billionaires.
GOING TO SPACE FOR FUN? YOU SHOULD BE TAXED, LAWMAKER SAYS.BRYAN PIETSCHJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He’s come a long way from the player many derided as an empty-stats guy earlier in his career.
CHRIS PAUL FOUND THE PERFECT BACKCOURT PARTNER IN DEVIN BOOKERJARED DUBINJUNE 16, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
I was always surprised by how many of the LGBTQ community derided his work, despite the huge contribution he was making to advancing our rights.
LEGENDARY ACTIVIST GETS HIS DUE IN ‘HATING PETER TATCHELL’JOHN PAUL KINGJUNE 15, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
If not for the value of NYTimes content, their app might be further derided and suffer even far less usage than it currently enjoys.
GOOGLE CHANGES CORE WEB VITALS METRICS; HOW TO USE LAB AND FIELD DATA FOR OPTIMIZATIONDETLEF JOHNSONJUNE 8, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Morgan derided male-centered theories of human evolution as “Tarzanist,” and her frustration with them is palpable when reading Descent of Woman.
TARZAN WASN’T FOR HER - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSERIKA LORRAINE MILAMJUNE 2, 2021NAUTILUS
An email hack in April also revealed messages between Lightfoot and her staff in which they derided outlets and individual reporters.
CHICAGO’S MAYOR LIMITS INTERVIEWS TO REPORTERS OF COLOR. NOW THEY’RE CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE.KIM BELLWAREMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kerry was once derided as “Live Shot” for his tendency to seek television coverage.
AFTER HALF A CENTURY IN PUBLIC LIFE, KERRY GETS ONE MORE SHOTMATT VISER, BRADY DENNISAPRIL 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The goal of the legislation, which was introduced in both chambers, is to allow Democrats to appoint more liberal justices by expanding the court’s size rather than waiting for vacancies on the bench, a move Republicans derided as court-packing.
DEMOCRATIC LEADERS THROW COLD WATER ON PROPOSAL TO EXPAND SUPREME COURTMARIANNA SOTOMAYORAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DERIDE

  • chaff
  • deride
  • fool
  • fun
  • jeer
  • jest
  • jive
  • joke
  • josh
  • kid
  • make fun of
  • mock
  • rag
  • razz
  • rib
  • ridicule
  • satirize
  • taunt
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