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  • 61Gibed — Gibe Gibe, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gibed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gibing}.] [Cf. Prov. F. giber, equiv. to F. jouer to play, Icel. geipa to talk nonsense, E. jabber.] To cast reproaches and sneering expressions; to rail; to utter taunting, sarcastic… …

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  • 62Gibing — Gibe Gibe, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gibed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gibing}.] [Cf. Prov. F. giber, equiv. to F. jouer to play, Icel. geipa to talk nonsense, E. jabber.] To cast reproaches and sneering expressions; to rail; to utter taunting, sarcastic… …

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  • 63Scout — (skout), v. t. [Icel. sk[=u]ta a taunt; cf. Icel. sk[=u]ta to jut out, skota to shove, skj[=o]ta to shoot, to shove. See {Shoot}.] To reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to scout an idea or an apology …

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  • 64Taunt — Taunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Taunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Taunting}.] [Earlier, to tease; probably fr. OF. tanter to tempt, to try, for tenter. See {Tempt}.] To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid; to jeer at; to flout.… …

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  • 65Taunted — Taunt Taunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Taunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Taunting}.] [Earlier, to tease; probably fr. OF. tanter to tempt, to try, for tenter. See {Tempt}.] To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid; to jeer at; to… …

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  • 66Taunting — Taunt Taunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Taunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Taunting}.] [Earlier, to tease; probably fr. OF. tanter to tempt, to try, for tenter. See {Tempt}.] To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid; to jeer at; to… …

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  • 67flaunt — verb Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse flana to rush around Date: 1566 intransitive verb 1. to display or obtrude oneself to public notice < a great flaunting crowd Charles Dickens > 2. to wave or flutter showily < the&#8230; …

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  • 68scoff — I. noun Etymology: Middle English scof, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to obsolete Danish skof jest; akin to Old Frisian skof mockery Date: 14th century 1. an expression of scorn, derision, or contempt ; gibe 2. an object of scorn, mockery …

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  • 69Public house — Not to be confused with Public housing. A thatched country pub, The Williams Arms, near Braunton, North Devon, England …

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  • 70John Berryman — John Allyn Berryman (originally John Allyn Smith) (October 25, 1914 – January 7, 1972) was an American poet, born in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was a major figure in American poetry in the second half of the 20th century and often considered one of&#8230; …

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  • 71Smokeasy — A smokeasy (also spelled smoke easy or smokeeasy) is a business, especially a barroom, which allows smoking despite a smoking ban enacted as a criminal law or an occupational safety and health regulation. Finding a smokeasy can be difficult,&#8230; …

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  • 72Günter Nimtz — (1936) is a German physicist. Working at the 2nd Physics Institute at the University of Cologne ( Universität zu Köln ) in Germany, he has been conducting experiments that purport to show that under certain conditions, particles may travel faster …

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  • 73Wäre die Welt mein — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Wäre die Welt mein Originaltitel Were the World Mine …

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  • 74contemn — I verb abhor, abominate, accuse, asperse, be contemptuous of, belittle, besmirch, calumniate, cast aspersions, censure, criticize, debase, debauch, decry, defile, denigrate, denounce, depreciate, deride, derogate, desecrate, despise, detest,&#8230; …

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  • 75defy — I verb affront, assume a fighting attitude, battle, beard, brave, breast, buck, challenge, conflict with, confront, dare, disobey, disregard, flout, front, mutiny, oppose, outface, provocare, rebel, resist, resist openly, stand up against,&#8230; …

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  • 76disdain — I noun abhorrence, abjuration, abnegation, act of despising, act of discrediting, act of loathing, act of scorning, act of shunning, act of spurning, act of taunting, airs, arrogance, contempt, contemptio, contemptuousness, contumeliousness,&#8230; …

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  • 77hold up to scorn — I verb belittle, condemn, deride, disdain, disesteem, disparage, feel contempt for, flout, hold in contempt, hold in derision, hold up to obloquy, insult, jape, jeer, laugh at, mock, rail at, revile, ridicule, scoff, scorn, slight, sneer at,&#8230; …

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  • 78insult — I noun abuse, affront, aspersion, atrocity, defamation, defilement, derision, diatribe, disparagement, enormity, impertinence, incivility, indignity, insolence, mockery, offense, offensive remark, open disrespect, outrage, provocation, rebuff,&#8230; …

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  • 79mock — I (deride) verb chaff, dericiere, disparage, fleer, flout, gibe, heckle, hold in derision, hold up to ridicule, hoot, inridere, insult, jeer, joke about, lampoon, laugh at, ludibrio, make a butt of, make a fool of, make fun of, poke fun at, rag,&#8230; …

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  • 80spurn — I verb aspernari, belittle, boot, brush aside, cast aside, cast out, censure, contemn, decline, depreciate, despise, disapprove, discard, disdain, disparage, disregard, drive away, drive back, elude, evade, fastidire, flout, frown upon, have&#8230; …

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