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pejorative

(pĭ-jawr′ă-tĭv) (pē″jă-rā′tĭv) [L. pejor, worse]
1. Tending to become or make worse.
2. Disparaging or belittling.
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Winner notes, "Generally, when God laughs in the Bible, the laughter is derisive.
Bernie DiMeo, a spokesman for the company, said that while it may be true that in the hands of some the flag could be seen as derisive, it's also true that for a lot of people it's a matter of history, pride and a symbol of their ancestors' sacrifice.
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Sisi said ties with those countries were still strong despite attempts by unnamed parties to divide the allies, a reference to a leaked audio recording that purported to show him and senior aides being derisive of rich Gulf donors.
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20 Warwickshire phrases 20 Warwickshire phrases Apricock - Apricot Bloodboltered - Covered in blood Caggie-handed - Left-handed De Di - Ice Cream Englut - Eat greedily Fadge - To suit Fap - Drunk Firk - Reprimand / scold Honey-stalks - Clover Intpinse - Mess, confusion, tangle Ronvon - Derisive word for a woman Knap - To hit Mammock - To break or tear Ninny - A fool or nincompoop Puttock - A kite Ronvon - Derisive word for a woman Rheumy - Moist Swinge-buckler - A bully Unpregnant - Inane Wall-eyed - Shocked Zany - Crazy buffoonery
When he stopped in front of me, he referred to mine as an "antiquated wheel" and made some other derisive comment about my Hi-Power.
The ethnic Turkish lawmaker's remarks were in response to Tsvetanov's derisive comment addressed at PM-hopeful Plamen Oresharki's proposal of a syntax professor, Mariana Georgieva- Bencheva, for Minister of Youth and Sports.
New Delhi, April 4 ( ANI ): Rubbishing the Punjab Police's contention that a village woman had to be thrashed and aggressively pushed around because she had used unparliamentary language and thrown her sandals at some of the policemen on duty, a derisive Supreme Court on Thursday described it as scrap that needed to be thrown into the dustbin, and mockingly said the concerned policemen should be given bravery medals for what they had done.
Stanley McChrystal who was forced to resign after derisive comments about the Obama administration and his aides were publilshed in the Rolling Stone magazine.