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  • 181contemn — v. a. Despise, disdain, scorn, scout, spurn, slight, hold in contempt, look down upon, turn a cold shoulder upon, turn up one s nose at, snap one s fingers at, laugh to scorn, point the finger of scorn at …

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  • 182disdain — 1. noun she looked at him with disdain Syn: contempt, scorn, scornfulness, contemptuousness, derision, disrespect; disparagement, condescension, superciliousness, hauteur, haughtiness, arrogance, snobbishness, indifference, distaste, dislike,… …

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  • 183ridicule — 1. noun she was subjected to ridicule Syn: mockery, derision, laughter, scorn, scoffing, contempt, jeering, sneering, sneers, jibes, jibing, teasing, taunts, taunting, badinage, chaffing, sarcasm, satire; informal kidding …

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  • 184disdain — v 1. scorn, contemn, hold in contempt, revile; misprize, consider beneath oneself, spurn, spit upon, curl one s lip at; despise, hate, detest, loathe, abhor; reproach, deprecate, disparage; deride, ridicule, laugh at, poke fun at, make fun of. 2 …

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  • 185pooh-pooh — v 1. disdain, scorn, slight, dismiss lightly, make little of, turn one s back on, fleer, curl one s lip, turn one s nose up at, Inf. give [s.o.] the cold shoulder or the fish eye; reject, dismiss, dismiss out of hand, dismiss with a sneer,… …

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  • 186taunt — v 1. reproach, censure, unbraid, rebuke, berate, Sl. rank out. 2. twit, jeer, sneer, fleer, gibe, chaff, rally, Inf. roast, pluck [s.o.] by the beard, Inf. dig, Sl. razz; mock, flaunt, poke fun at, make fun of, call names; lampoon, burlesque,… …

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  • 187ἐξαθερίσει — ἐξαθέρισις scorning fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) ἐξαθερίσεϊ , ἐξαθέρισις scorning fem dat sg (epic) ἐξαθέρισις scorning fem dat sg (attic ionic) ἐξαθερίζω scorn aor subj act 3rd sg (epic) ἐξαθερίζω scorn fut ind mid 2nd sg ἐξαθερίζω scorn… …

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  • 188despise — [di spīz′] vt. despised, despising [ME despisen < OFr despis , stem of despirer < L despicere, to look down upon, despise < de, down, from + specere, to look at: see SPECTACLE] 1. to look down on with contempt and scorn 2. to regard with …

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  • 189despite — [di spīt′] n. [ME & OFr despit < L despectus, a looking down upon, despising < despicere: see DESPISE] 1. a contemptuous act; insult; injury 2. malice; spite 3. Archaic contempt; scorn prep. in spite of; notwithstanding vt. despited …

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  • 190hoot — hoot1 [ho͞ot] vi. [ME houten, of echoic orig., as also in Swed, Norw huta] 1. to utter its characteristic hollow sound: said of an owl 2. to utter a sound like this 3. to shout or cry out, esp. in scorn or disapproval vt. 1. to express (scorn,… …

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  • 191pillory — [pil′ə rē] n. pl. pillories [ME pilory < OFr pilori < ML pilorium < L pila, column + orium, ORY] 1. a device consisting of a wooden board with holes for the head and hands, in which petty offenders were formerly locked and exposed to… …

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  • 192scoff — scoff1 [skäf, skôf] n. [ME scof, prob. < Scand: akin to OE scop, singer, OHG skof, poem, ridicule: for IE base see SHOVE] 1. an expression of mocking contempt, scorn, or derision; jeer 2. an object of mocking contempt, scorn, etc. vt. to mock… …

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  • 193sneer — [snir] vi. [ME sneren, akin to Fris sneere, to scorn, Dan snaere, to grin like a dog: see SNARL1] 1. to smile derisively; show scorn or contempt as by curling the upper lip 2. to express derision, scorn, or contempt in speech or writing vt. 1. to …

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  • 194look down on — verb regard with contempt the new neighbor looks down on us because our house is very modest • Ant: ↑admire • Hypernyms: ↑contemn, ↑despise, ↑scorn, ↑disdain • Verb Frames …

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  • 195con|tempt — «kuhn TEHMPT», noun. 1. the feeling that a person or act is mean and low; despising; scorn: »Most people feel contempt for a cheat. SYNONYM(S): disdain. See syn. under scorn. (Cf. ↑scorn) 2. the condition of being scorned or despised; …

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  • 196flout´ing|ly — flout «flowt», verb, noun. –v.t. to treat with contempt or scorn; mock; scoff at: »The foolish boy flouted his mother s advice. SYNONYM(S): taunt. –v.i. to show contempt or scorn; mock; scoff: »Ah, you may flout and turn up your faces (Robert… …

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  • 197flout´er — flout «flowt», verb, noun. –v.t. to treat with contempt or scorn; mock; scoff at: »The foolish boy flouted his mother s advice. SYNONYM(S): taunt. –v.i. to show contempt or scorn; mock; scoff: »Ah, you may flout and turn up your faces (Robert… …

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  • 198hiss´er — hiss «hihs», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to make a sound like ss: »Air or steam rushing out of a small opening hisses. Geese and snakes hiss. 2. to show disapproval or scorn by hissing: »Thou art disgraced and hissed at (Jeremy Taylor). –v.t. 1. to show …

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  • 199sneer´er — sneer «snihr», verb, noun. –v.i. to show scorn or contempt by looks or words: »The mean girls sneered at the poor girl s cheap clothes. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach the rest to sneer (Alexander Pope) …

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  • 200spurn´er — spurn «spurn», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to refuse with scorn; reject contemptuously; scorn: »to spurn an offer of friendship. The judge spurned the bribe. SYNONYM(S): despise, contemn. 2. to strike with the foot or feet; kick away; trample: »With… …

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