Her derisive attitude will not be tolerated long here.
No one wants to deal with Jim beecause he is so derisive towards his coworkers.
She let out a short, derisive laugh when she heard the latest news from her gossiping friends.
Phin practically withered under the derisive grins of the school bullies.
Her latest email seemed almost derisive, but it's hard to tell.
The presidential candidate's badly prepared speech drew soft, derisive laughter from some of his opponents.
The street evangelist's message was continually met with snorts of derisive laughter from passersby.
He had a bad habit of talking to his employees in a derisive tone.
Personally, I have to disappoint you again, but if you're taking a vote for any derisive activity, I'll cast my ballot for the boys, just on general principals.
derisive snort: ' I wouldn't believe what it says on one of those ' I can see him relax.
derisive term for persons from any state north of the Mason-Dixon Line.
derisive description for such nations in international diplomacy might be " Banana republics " .
Speaking in his own name, he is somewhat derisive about the critics of the first two volumes of his work.
Such a statement would provoke derisive guffaws from enthusiasts wedded to the myth of England's glorious past.
I desperately race around the classroom, arms flailing in clumsy attempts to grasp at adolescent screeches and high-pitched howls of derisive laughter.
He gives a derisive snort: ' I wouldn't believe what it says on one of those ' I can see him relax.
squirts derisive jets of water at opponents from its keyhole.
Finally, when he officiated as high priest at the feast of tabernacles he roused the fury of the people by a derisive breach of the Pharisaic ritual.
Especially sanguinary was the struggle against the prophet Maslama (Mubarrad, Kamil 443, 5), commonly known by the derisive diminutive Mosailima.
It should be remembered that the term "Abyssinian" is purely geographical, and has little or no ethnical significance; it is derived from the Arabic Habesh, " mixed," and was a derisive name applied by the Arabs to the heterogeneous inhabitants of the Abyssinian plateau.
One notably agile Luggage has a secret weapon: it squirts derisive jets of water at opponents from its keyhole.
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