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Word of the Day – Dec. 5 – Deride

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day
Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Verb: Deride  (dih-RYDE)

Definition:

1. To laugh at contemptuously.

2. To subject to usually bitter or contemptuous ridicule.

Sample sentence: Although his classmates would often deride him for his insistence that he would be a millionaire by the age of 25, Bill achieved his goal when his Internet start-up went public.

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