deride

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deride /dɪˈraɪd/ verb
derides; derided; deriding
deride
/dɪˈraɪd/
verb
derides; derided; deriding
Learner's definition of DERIDE
[+ object] formal
: to talk or write about (someone or something) in a very critical or insulting way : to say that (someone or something) is ridiculous or has no value
often + as
often used as (be) derided
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