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During the early 1900s, the club used the press as a forum to publicise a campaign against violence in the game, which earned the derision of some rival clubs.

Firm is a down-and-out law firm looked upon with scorn and derision by the law fraternity.

target of critics who often deride the carrier is lagging behind their competitors in the region.

japanese conservatives deride what they describe as 'sabotage'.

The prevalence of death in Sherwood's early stories and her vivid portrayal of its worldly and otherworldly consequences have often caused twentieth-century critics to deride her works.

But, in the article, Kostman turns the term on its head in order to deride its use and point the finger at the very people who use it.

stark's dismissal of an additional few months to live leads House to deride his philosophical beliefs.

Tim Field "The truth is incontrovertible; malice may attack it, ignorance my deride it, but in the end, there it is." Why you call Emory the "Coca-Cola university of Atlanta" is a bit puzzling to me. If it is to deride the school in some way, you'll find only seventeen better comprehensive universities in the U.S.

Although Conservative MPs have been known to deride the NDP as "socialist Marxists” in the House of Commons, the party is actually despised by many hardline communists.

Although many analysts deride splits as a gimmick, the maneuver often gets people more excited about a stock.

Bush argues that the 11 million illegal immigrants should be given legal status as part of a comprehensive overhaul of the immigration system - a position many Republicans deride as amnesty for lawbreakers.

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