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“People were telling horrendous stories and he was laughing in his box and scoffing,” she says.

“The thought or notion that this kind of behavior is condoned or authorized is just absurd,” Sullivan said, almost scoffing.

Hence this Christian emblem became the object of scoffing and derision by the persecuting heathen.

Then, "We don't have to bother getting any room ready for Cy," he said, with a scoffing little laugh.

There was no mistaking Rosie's dejection and Danny, instead of scoffing it away, accepted it quietly.

Mr. Belcher kept himself quiet, and defended himself from the influences around him by adopting and holding his scoffing mood.

I got a broom and a pail of water and began sweeping away vigorously, while Andrea stood in the doorway scoffing.

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On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scoffing, such as: acid, backhanded, biting, bitter, carping, and caustic.

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