Example sentences for: deride

How can you use “deride” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Reviewers don't quarrel much with the biography's slant, though they almost all deride it as "mean-spirited."

  • Several recent reviews buck the critical consensus and deride the book, the story of a Confederate deserter, for being too self-consciously novelistic (James Gardner, National Review ). Like "a literary approximation of an already literary idea of reality," says Slate's James Wood.

  • They deride these as "political decisions" and mock NATO for refusing to bomb Milosevic's palace because it contains cultural treasures, including a Rembrandt.

  • Sounds like the usual liberal tactic of attempting (desperately) to deride what you can't really disprove.

  • Which of the following are actual prewritten questions from G.W.'s official list, and which are merely crude attempts to mock and deride him?


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