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synonyms for deriding

  • 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 deriding

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  • admire
  • approve
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
  • respect
  • commend
  • revere
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Sheehan was buffeted by editors who found him too slow in churning out stories, generals who labeled him a liar, and politicians and other critics who derided his work as unpatriotic, even detrimental to national security.
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More recent discoveries, however, make an overwhelmingly strong case that new genes are evolving routinely in the stretches of the genome often derided as “junk DNA.”
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The association fueled Xiaomi hype—the now public company was the world’s most valuable private startup in 2016—but it annoyed designers in Cupertino who derided Xiaomi’s handsets as cheap iPhone wannabes.
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Just talk to the marketing team at Gap, which was widely derided on Twitter last week.
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The humorist and satirist lost no opportunity of deriding the new fashion and its followers.
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Here am I, who turn up my nose at the popular gods, deriding my own private and particular gods in their very temples!
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His life is spent in idleness, merely observing the sayings and doings of the gods, and then censuring and deriding them.
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When he wished to sleep he was instructed how to fold up his clothes and set out his boots; the other boys deriding.
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Like most grossly superstitious folk, the Kamboh could not keep his tongue from deriding his Church.
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