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How to use derisory in a sentence
Accordingly, when the pirates finally make contact and demand $50 million, Peter offers them a derisory $250,000.‘A Hijacking,’ the Somali Pirate Movie Without Tom Hanks, Is Fantastic | Tom Sykes | July 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But at least the Goncourt, with its derisory 50NF cash reward, had clean hands.
Steno was accused before the Quarantia and let off with a punishment which the Doge regarded as derisory.Venice and its Story | Thomas Okey
"Come and shew yer ticket o' leave," urged Culling with derisory finger outstretched to indicate the forces of law and order.The Sixth Sense | Stephen McKenna
The term astrology had none of the unfortunate or derisory signification that it has at the present time.The Popes and Science | James J. Walsh
The slightest glance of amused and derisory intelligence passed between them as the Complete Sportsman plunged into the game.
Emitting a long streamer of smoke, he summed up the whole thing in a nutshell with a derisory—Pouf!Villa Elsa | Stuart Henry
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