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duh ri siv

  • s  abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    derisive laughter

  • As soon as the questions began, Wright transformed into a defiant, derisive figure, snapping one-liners at the unfortunate moderator tasked with reading the questions and stepping .
  • He wandered through a derisive, if desultory, critique of Dick Cheney, then switched gears.
  • With a soul both pensive and explosive, equally capable of derisive laughter and hot tears, Leslie is all man-woman.
News & Articles

  • James Harden Mocked the OKC Thunder for Drafting Steven Adams
    Former OKC Thunder and current Houston Rockets star James Harden found the Thunder’s decision to draft Steven Adams with the 12th pick hilarious. Once the Internet reaction grew too big, Harden appeared to delete his derisive tweet , and pretended it never happened . Tsk, tsk, tsk, … Per the Sporting News : “Looks like Houston Rockets guard James Harden wasn’t too impressed with his former team ...
    June 28, 2013 - Slam
  • Talent agency CAA mocked in ads by rival WME
    Talent agency Creative Artists Agency was the subject of a derisive advertising blitz by rival William Morris Endeavor on Tuesday.        
    June 12, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Standard & Poor’s Lifts US Credit Outlook to ’Stable,’ USD/JPY Jumps
    Standard & Poor’s Financial Services, the only one of the three major US credit rating agencies, announced today that it had upgraded the United States’ sovereign debt outlook from ‘negative’ to ‘stable,’ the first alteration to the world’s largest economy’s credit rating since it lost its esteemed ‘AAA’ rating in August 2011. The downgrade, which prompted even more derisive politics of the US ...
    June 10, 2013 - Daily FX

  • Barack Obama in ABC News
    Obama said the United States was partly to blame because "there have been times where America's shown arrogance and been dismissive, even derisive" toward Europe.
  • Bevan in PR Newswire (press release)
    Bevan wrote, "Many conservatives have long since deemed McCain's immigration proposal 'shamnesty,' a derisive term meant to conjure up unfavorable comparisons with the dreaded Simpson-Mazzoli bill of 1986."
  • Edward Leigh in BBC News
    Its chairman, Conservative Edward Leigh, said: "The people left hanging on the phone would no doubt have met with derisive laughter the claim by the DWP that it was modernising the delivery of welfare benefits. It is essential that recent...

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