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That way, the fear of customer or public ridicule might encourage the software producers to do a better job of upgrading dependencies.
TO PREVENT CYBERATTACKS, THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD LIMIT THE SCOPE OF A SOFTWARE BILL OF MATERIALSANNIE SIEBERTAUGUST 26, 2021TECHCRUNCH
He drew additional ridicule after insisting that the addition of a swimming pool was needed to protect the house in case of fire.
A SOUTH AFRICAN COURT'S RULING AGAINST JACOB ZUMA OFFERS HOPE FOR THE RULE OF LAWIAN BREMMERJULY 6, 2021TIME
Despite the ridicule, China looks set to carry out the three-child policy in the hope of addressing its rapidly aging population and plunging birth and marriage rates.
CHINA’S PROPAGANDA JOURNEY FROM “ONLY ONE CHILD IS GOOD” TO THE THREE-CHILD POLICYJANE LIJUNE 7, 2021QUARTZ
Until Chike Uzuegbunam sued Georgia Gwinnett College, this public institution had performed the public service of instituting a speech code so restrictive that it exposed the entire idea of such codes to wholesome ridicule.
CAMPUS SPEECH RULES ARE HURTING STUDENTS. THEY DESERVE RECOMPENSE — EVEN IF IT’S JUST $1.GEORGE WILLMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Two turning points were Spears’ breakdown in the late aughts and the death of Amy Winehouse in 2011, tragedies that revealed how much damage years of surveillance, objectification and ridicule could do to a young woman.
FROM BRITNEY TO BUFFY, WE'RE SUDDENLY RETHINKING POSTFEMINIST POP CULTURE—AND NOTHING COULD BE HEALTHIERJUDY BERMANMARCH 2, 2021TIME
The decision left Joe Theismann speechless and brought ridicule upon Cousins, though Washington would go on to win the game and clinch the NFC East title, rendering the strange sequence a footnote.
JAY GRUDEN FINALLY EXPLAINS WHY KIRK COUSINS TOOK A KNEE THAT TIME IN PHILADELPHIASCOTT ALLENFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They do it in a group to avoid as much discrimination and ridicule as possible.
THIS IS HOW 300 LGBTQ PEOPLE IN THE FIRST HONDURAN MIGRANT CARAVAN OF 2021 LIVEDUNIA ORELLANAFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Sony has pulled “Cyberpunk 2077,” one of the most anticipated games in recent years, from its PlayStation Store after a flood of complaints and ridicule over compatibility issues and bugs from customers.
SONY PULLS CYBERPUNK 2077 FROM PLAYSTATION STORE AFTER BUGS COMPLAINTS, OFFERS REFUNDMANISH SINGHDECEMBER 18, 2020TECHCRUNCH
He tried the effect of ridicule on the wretched and despairing Louis; and to one of his arguments, he at last extorted a reply.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A more potent and public method of ridicule would be difficult to devise.
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WORDS RELATED TO RIDICULE

  • censure
  • condemn
  • crucify
  • denounce
  • give a rough time
  • knock
  • pan
  • rap
  • reprehend
  • reprobate
  • ridicule
  • skin
  • vilify
  • aspersion
  • calumniation
  • calumny
  • character assassination
  • defamation
  • defaming
  • deprecation
  • derogation
  • detraction
  • disparagement
  • libel
  • put-down
  • ridicule
  • scorn
  • slander
  • traducement
  • traducing
  • vilification
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