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derides

verb
present tense third-person singular of deride

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to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter
  • my brothers derided our efforts, but were forced to eat their words when we won first place

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“Derides.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/derides. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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