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derisively

duh ri siv lee

  • r  in a disrespectful and mocking manner
    `Sorry,' she repeated derisively

  • What's more, just beneath Raul sit a number of younger and ideologically purer communist officials, like 40-year-old Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque, who are known derisively .
  • Their script has some good, nutty ideas (Giggy graduates from college at age 29, being perhaps the only Italian American who ever majored in what his father derisively calls .
  • The section thus makes room for low-budget horror films, extreme action epics, foreign gangster movies what are known, affectionately or derisively, as genre films.
News & Articles

  • TENNIS: No major champions in womens semis at Wimbledon
    LONDON - Trailing 5-4 in her first Wimbledon quarterfinal, Sloane Stephens already had saved two set points and was about to serve at deuce when a fairly nondescript match became anything but. Raindrops were falling and Stephens' opponent, 2007 runner-up Marion Bartoli, was trying to persuade a tournament official the Court 1 grass was dangerously slick. Spectators were booing and derisively ...
    July 3, 2013 - The Mercury
  • Mercury News editorial: Obama launching a war on coal? We can only hope
    President Barack Obama's opponents have derisively called his plans announced last week to combat climate change a "war on coal." It won't be clear for months or years if that's true, but Americans should sincerely hope that it is.
    June 29, 2013 - The Milpitas Post
Quotes

  • Robert Byrd in Charleston Gazette
    I am sorry to see this stimulus package derisively referred to as wasteful, pork-barrel spending. I suspect many of these naysayers are not looking to create jobs so much as they are looking to create a sound bite,Byrd said.
  • Henry Waxman in InformationWeek
    The White House "intentionally dismantled an effective system and replaced it with a primitive alternative that just didn't work," said Waxman. "It initiated its own study of missing e-mails in 2005 and now derisively attacks its own work as...
  • Kinky Friedman in KHOU
    Cowboy and Texas are being used derisively and derogatorily by people these days,Friedman said. "Cowboys are real important and I'm going to defend them to the death, and get his image back."

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