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bemock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bemock treat with contempt "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Bemock To mock; to ridicule. "Bemock the modest moon."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bemock To mock repeatedly; flout.
    • bemock To cause to appear mock or unreal; excel or surpass, as the genuine surpasses the counterfeit.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Bemock be-mokā€² to mock at, to deride.
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Usage

In literature:

Have we not seen him disappointed, bemocked of Destiny, through long years?
"Sartor Resartus The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh" by Thomas Carlyle
What to him are all our wars, What but death bemocking folly?
"The Golden Treasury of American Songs and Lyrics" by Various
Buffalmacco saw, besides, a long line of other folks he had befooled, cajoled, cozened and bemocked.
"The Well of Saint Clare" by Anatole France
Have we not seen him disappointed, bemocked of Destiny, through long years?
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
Go, thou bemocked, and thrust thyself mid perils none shall thank; For cloaking of the Latin peace o'erthrow the Tuscan rank!
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
What to him are all our wars, What but death bemocking folly?
"Peggy Owen and Liberty" by Lucy Foster Madison
Hills, torrents, woods, embodied to bemock The Tyrant, and confound his cruelty.
"The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume IV (of 8)" by William Wordsworth
I am not the only one bemocked.
"Tales from the Old French" by Various
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In poetry:

Yet the superstition
In which we have grown up, not therefore loses
When we detect it, all its influence on us.
Not all are free that can bemock their fetters.
"Nathan The Wise - Act IV" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Tent-like, above, up-held by jagged peaks,
The heavy purple of the tranquil sky
Shed its oft-broken promises of peace,
While twinkling stars bemocked the worn-out lie!
"Sher Afzul" by Laurence Hope
We look across the landscape wide,
Where spring bemocks the thought of pain,
And scatters charms with lavish pride;--
The vernal joy is all in vain:
Sweet Lilly, come again,
Sweet Lilly, come again.
"Lilly: A Poem" by James Avis Bartley
Bemock, O Almighty, the foes that bemock her,
Avenge with due vengeance her insults and shame,
In her stress be a rock of support 'gainst her foeman,
Nor yield up the child Thou to manhood didst frame.
"My Soul Shall Declare" by Shlomo ibn Gabirol