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- 1877 Introduction to the Devout Life, decried mockery as a sin: But as derision or mockery are never without scoffing, therefore it is a very great sin;...
- A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, a slur, a term of disparagement) is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation or a low...
- break-up, the two collaborated musically and formed Wings in 1971. They faced derision from some fans and critics, who questioned her inclusion. She was nervous...
- life." In Handbook of Scientology, scholar Erin Prophet states that the derision and opposition that Scientology arouses is not proportional to its “actual...
- ringlets. During the war and for a time afterwards, Roundhead was a term of derision—in the New Model Army it was a punishable offence to call a fellow soldier...
- Appeal to ridicule (also called appeal to mockery, ab absurdo, or the horse laugh) is an informal fallacy which presents an opponent's argument as absurd...
- the world. Among younger speakers, the word has a meaning ranging from derision (e.g., equivalent to rubbish or stupid) to a light-hearted mockery or ridicule...
- replaced by the accordion. However the more modern arrangement, to the derision of some purists, is typically a vocalist accompanied by the accordion along...
- leaders, with interviews conducted by Maxwell, for which he received much derision. At the beginning of an interview with Romania's Nicolae Ceaușescu, then...
- On set she clashed with her father, and her performance was met with derision by critics. In the same year, her mother, who was 39 years old, died in...
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