Definition of Mockeries

1. Noun. (plural of mockery) ¹



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Definition of Mockeries

1. mockery [n] - See also: mockery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mockeries

mock sun
mock turtle soup
mock up
mockable
mockado
mockadoes
mockage
mockages
mockamole
mockbird
mockbirds
mockbuster
mockbusters
mocked
mocker
mockeries (current term)
mockernut
mockernut hickory
mockers
mockery
mocking
mocking bird
mocking birds
mocking is catching
mocking thrush
mockingbird
mockingbirds
mockingly
mockings
mockingstock

Literary usage of Mockeries

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1. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"Freemen may sound the solemn dirge—the funeral chant be spoken; The quiet of the dead is not by idle mockeries broken 1 Yet, let Tennessee's banner droop ..."

2. The New Laokoon: An Essay on the Confusion of the Arts by Irving Babbitt (1910)
"... truth of his analogy tormented Father Castel, it did not deter him from riding his hobbies and making of himself a target for the mockeries of Voltaire. ..."

3. Ruskin: A Study in Personality by Arthur Christopher Benson (1911)
"They did not see that he was being crucified. They thought his agonised words the fantastic mockeries of a man who had lost his temper on a gigantic scale ..."

4. Notes on Politics & History by John Morley (1914)
"Don Juan ; or the mockeries of Heine ; least of all with Swift,—a born politician, if ever there was one, but one who had no political chance, ..."

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