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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Mock \Mock\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mocked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Mocking.] [F. moquer, of uncertain origin; cf. OD. mocken
to mumble, G. mucken, OSw. mucka.]
1. To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt,
or derision; to deride by mimicry.
To see the life as lively mocked as ever
Still sleep mocked death. --Shak.
Mocking marriage with a dame of France. --Shak.
2. To treat with scorn or contempt; to deride.
Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud. --1 Kings
Let not ambition mock their useful toil. --Gray.
3. To disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as,
to mock expectation.
Thou hast mocked me, and told me lies. --Judg. xvi.
He will not . . .
Mock us with his blest sight, then snatch him hence.
Syn: To deride; ridicule; taunt; jeer; tantalize; disappoint.
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