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deride

Synonyms of deride in English:

verb

  • the decision was derided by environmentalists
    disdain, disparage, denigrate, pooh-pooh, dismiss, slight, detract from;
    sneer at, scorn, pour/heap scorn on, taunt, insult, torment;
    treat with contempt, vilify;
    lampoon, satirize
    informal knock, take the mickey out of
    Australian/New Zealand informal poke mullock at
    vulgar slang take the piss out of
    archaic contemn, flout at
    [Antonyms] respect, praise
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