Derisive sentence example

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  • Her derisive attitude will not be tolerated long here.

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  • No one wants to deal with Jim beecause he is so derisive towards his coworkers.

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  • She let out a short, derisive laugh when she heard the latest news from her gossiping friends.

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  • Her latest email seemed almost derisive, but it's hard to tell.

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  • Phin practically withered under the derisive grins of the school bullies.

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  • The presidential candidate's badly prepared speech drew soft, derisive laughter from some of his opponents.

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  • The street evangelist's message was continually met with snorts of derisive laughter from passersby.

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  • He had a bad habit of talking to his employees in a derisive tone.

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  • Speaking in his own name, he is somewhat derisive about the critics of the first two volumes of his work.

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  • Such a statement would provoke derisive guffaws from enthusiasts wedded to the myth of England's glorious past.

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  • I desperately race around the classroom, arms flailing in clumsy attempts to grasp at adolescent screeches and high-pitched howls of derisive laughter.

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  • Especially sanguinary was the struggle against the prophet Maslama (Mubarrad, Kamil 443, 5), commonly known by the derisive diminutive Mosailima.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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