Sentence Examples


  • Meanwhile newly-conquered England had its own problems to solve; and Germany, torn by civil war, and not naturally quick to kindle, could only deride the "delirium" of the crusader.'
  • The upholders of such a theory would, in general, deride the term `"metaphysics" or "ontology"; but it is evident, none the less, that their position itself implies a certain theory of the universe and of our own place in it, and the establishment of this theory constitutes their metaphysics.
  • Not only sobbing, for which he isn't often derided today.
  • Slot machines are universally derided; yet many give a better chance of winning than the Lotto.
  • The widely derided exemptions for pubs and clubs must now be dropped from the Health Bill.

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