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mock•er•y



Pronunciation: (mok'u-rē), [key]
n.,
pl. -er•ies.

1. ridicule, contempt, or derision.
2. a derisive, imitative action or speech.
3. a subject or occasion of derision.
4. an imitation, esp. of a ridiculous or unsatisfactory kind.
5. a mocking pretense; travesty: a mockery of justice.
6. something absurdly or offensively inadequate or unfitting.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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