Sentence Examples


  • So when talking nutrition, people come to the table bearing their core life-assumptions (which in their own cases they honor as "experience," while in others' cases they may deride as "baggage"). So if you challenge one of their beliefs about nutrition—and I use the word "belief" deliberately—then you are, in a way, attacking the very system they embrace.
  • Whether he noticed the look of terror with which Pierre regarded that lifeless arm, or whether some other thought flitted across his dying brain, at any rate he glanced at the refractory arm, at Pierre's terror-stricken face, and again at the arm, and on his face a feeble, piteous smile appeared, quite out of keeping with his features, that seemed to deride his own helplessness.
  • However the true error is made by those who deride the supposed cretins, morons and seven year olds.
  • The Guardian 's news value was in the headline, ' Experts deride report on crime and moral decline '.
  • It is fashionable these days to deride the very notion of Britishness, but the concept has a meaning and has a date.

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