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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Deride

DERIDE, verb transitive [Latin To laugh.] To laugh at in contempt; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to mock; to treat with scorn by laughter.

The Pharisees also-derided him. Luke 16:14.

Some, who adore Newton for his fluxions, deride him for his religion.