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  • r  in a disrespectful jeering manner
  • r  in a disrespectful and mocking manner

  • His relatives mockingly told him, "Paltan is dead.
  • In Tripoli and Benghazi, where proconsuls of the Phoenicians, the Caesars and the Ottomans once reigned, and the shards of Mussolini's latter-day empire molder mockingly in the .
  • Puente Grande (Big Bridge) has since been mockingly rechristened the Puerta Grande" (Big Door) prison.
Quotes

  • Seymour Hersh in Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
    They call themselves, self-mockingly, the Cabal-a small cluster of policy advisers and analysts now based in the Pentagon's Office of Special Plans,Hersh wrote.
  • Joe Torre in MLB.com
    I thought he was a good sport about it,said manager Joe Torre, the only other Yankee to receive some applause. "We all know Mariano. He understands this game. When you do well and they jeer you, you handle that. When they mockingly cheer...
  • Thomas Hardy in New Yorker
    As the boy watched the priest deliver the sermon, Hardy recalled in his autobiography, "some mischievous movement of his mind set him imagining that the vicar was preaching mockingly, and he began trying to trace a humorous twitch in the corners of...

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