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 for scoring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scorn \Scorn\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scorned (sk[^o]rnd); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Scoring.] [OE. scornen, scarnen, schornen, OF.
     escarnir, escharnir. See Scorn, n.]
     1. To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of
        regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain.
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              I scorn thy meat; 't would choke me.  --Shak.
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              This my long sufferance, and my day of grace,
              Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste.
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              We scorn what is in itself contemptible or
              disgraceful.                          --C. J. Smith.
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     2. To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of
        insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride.
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              His fellow, that lay by his bed's side,
              Gan for to laugh, and scorned him full fast.
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              To taunt and scorn you thus opprobriously. --Shak.
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     Syn: To contemn; despise; disdain. See Contemn.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Score \Score\ (sk[=o]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scored
     (sk[=o]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scoring.]
     1. To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches
        or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to
        score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.
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              Let us score their backs.             --Shak.
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              A briar in that tangled wilderness
              Had scored her white right hand.      --M. Arnold.
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     2. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for
        indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a
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     3. To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or
        account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
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              Madam, I know when,
              Instead of five, you scored me ten.   --Swift.
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              Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score. --Shak.
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     4. To engrave, as upon a shield. [R.] --Spenser.
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     5. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
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     6. (Mus.) To write down in proper order and arrangement; as,
        to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
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     7. (Geol.) To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the
        rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in
        the drift epoch.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score;
           "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had
           to do" [syn: marking, grading, scoring]

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