Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Laches derides this; and Socrates enquires, 'What sort of intelligence?'

To my mind, the man who derides it is, so far as his derision carries him, an ass.'

He derides the prophet: "Go home, old man, and forecast for thy children!"

Paul boasts of his origin and yet derides his boasting, calling it fool's work.

Jonathan completely baffles and derides the ends of justice.

Love aboundeth in itself, and derides and imprisons the other emotions.

"What science cannot explain, it derides," was Crewe's reply.

It is ever thus, my peerless, with the envy which cannot attain to the perfection it derides.

Let him who seeth them not, deride me for saying these things, and I will pity him, while he derides me.

He derides and disobeys the spirits, loses his yams, and is flogged into the bargain.