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as in parody
a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something the predetermined outcome of the hearings made them a mockery of true justice

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as in ridicule
the making of unkind jokes as a way of showing one's scorn for someone or something insulted by their mockery of his mannerisms

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“Mockery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mockery. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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