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synonyms for ridiculing

  • deride
  • humiliate
  • lampoon
  • mock
  • scoff
  • scorn
  • taunt
  • banter
  • caricature
  • cartoon
  • chaff
  • deflate
  • expose
  • fleer
  • gibe
  • haze
  • jape
  • jeer
  • jive
  • jolly
  • josh
  • kid
  • mimic
  • needle
  • pan
  • parody
  • pooh-pooh
  • quiz
  • rag
  • rally
  • rib
  • ride
  • roast
  • satirize
  • sneer
  • takeoff
  • travesty
  • twit
  • unmask
  • laugh at
  • make a fool of
  • make a game of
  • make a laughing-stock
  • make fun of
  • poke fun at
  • pull one's leg
  • put down
  • rail at
  • raz
  • run down
  • send up
  • show up
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antonyms for ridiculing

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  • approve
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
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How to use ridiculing in a sentence

It was hard to hear you ridiculing an affair that occupies my serious thoughts.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
In 1828 Mme. d'Espard tried to have a guardian appointed for her husband by ridiculing the noble conduct of the marquis.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The Emperor's praises were particularly gratifying, because he had a way of ridiculing any detail of dress that he did not like.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
Report comes to him that some of his pupils have been guilty of insulting and ridiculing an aged and infirm person.
REFLECTIONS ON THE OPERATION OF THE PRESENT SYSTEM OF EDUCATION, 1853CHRISTOPHER C. ANDREWS
She had punished him for his jealousy, she had taken her part in mildly ridiculing him.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
I have quoted Lord Macaulay and Huxley as ridiculing those who entertained such an idea.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEWJAMES J. WALSH
They made fun of earthly dignitaries, ridiculing even kings.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
But the philosopher could not resist the temptation of ridiculing the advocates of the old system.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
He began by gently ridiculing hyperculture—the new culture—and ended with a eulogy on Huck Finn.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Somebody proposed a Martyrs' Day; he wrote a paper ridiculing the suggestion.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO RIDICULING

  • biting
  • degrading
  • derogatory
  • discourteous
  • disparaging
  • disrespectful
  • hurtful
  • insolent
  • offensive
  • repulsive
  • ridiculing
  • rude
  • slighting
  • uncivil
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