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Asked whether or not it includes that much-derided flash-forward sequence in the book, Lawrence laughs.

These days, traditional medicines and naturopathic approaches are derided as “magic-based.”

Why are melodramas like The Notebook derided for being unrealistic, while Godzilla gets lauded as the best of the year?

Priebus derided the rollout of her new book, Hard Choices, and claimed her poll numbers are sinking.

In many ways the USA Freedom Act was meant to be an antidote to the much-derided USA Patriot Act.

Others were derided by their contemporaries, as we deride the made-to-order coat of arms of some nineteenth century upstart.

He took his own stand upon those which the great body of his countrymen reprobated as criminal, or derided as paradoxical.

Would John Knox have been so fiery in denunciation if those wicked maids of honor had not derided him?

She stood there and shamed him and derided him and defied him until he gave up the rope and slunk off, crestfallen and conquered.

He gave the others a taste by and by—a withering, corroding sup—and they derided him and rode him down.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to derided, such as: disdain, taunt, ridicule, scoff, scorn, and disparage.

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