Example sentences for: deriding

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

  • Critics call this tear-jerker manipulative and trite, deriding its mandatory sing-along-to-Motown-hits female bonding scene, stiff-upper-lipping by Sarandon, etc.

  • The senators joined Michael West, the CEO who had supervised the experiment, in debunking this "misinformation" (the cow's genomic DNA was never mixed with the human DNA) and deriding the half-bovine, half-human monsters drawn by editorial cartoonists as "science fiction."

  • The grandson of two confederate soldiers, McMillan was on record deriding "the folly ...

  • Deriding irony is now a reflex not just among the serious, such as Jedediah Purdy, the author of For Common Things , but among the ironic as well.

  • The joys of deriding portly Austrian burghers in the '60s haven't prevented us from becoming a nation of American fatties.


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