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deride

See also: déride and déridé

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From Middle French dérider, from Latin deridere (to mock, laugh at), from de- (from, down from) + ridere (to laugh).

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deride (third-person singular simple present derides, present participle deriding, simple past and past participle derided)

  1. (transitive) To harshly mock; ridicule.

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ItalianEdit

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deride

  1. third-person singular present of deridere

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dērīdē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dērīdeō

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deride

  1. locative singular of deri