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synonyms for derided

  • 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
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antonyms for derided

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

Others were derided by their contemporaries, as we deride the made-to-order coat of arms of some nineteenth century upstart.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
He took his own stand upon those which the great body of his countrymen reprobated as criminal, or derided as paradoxical.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
Would John Knox have been so fiery in denunciation if those wicked maids of honor had not derided him?
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
She stood there and shamed him and derided him and defied him until he gave up the rope and slunk off, crestfallen and conquered.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
He gave the others a taste by and by—a withering, corroding sup—and they derided him and rode him down.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
These men are derided, scoffed at, and held in high disdain by the partisans of both parties.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
To require satisfaction for a young lady's want of fortune, however reasonable, would always be derided as ludicrous.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
But he had a value to us like a prized domestic relic; we admired, derided, and swore equally by and after him.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
And page by page the woman is derided, with an unfailing enjoyment of her foolish ugliness of person, of manners, and of language.
THE RHYTHM OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
She liked Tejada much better than Sarrio; she was born for a country life, but her brother-in-law derided these remarks.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
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