Accordingly, when the pirates finally make contact and demand $50 million, Peter offers them a derisory $250,000.
But at least the Goncourt, with its derisory 50NF cash reward, had clean hands.
Steno was accused before the Quarantia and let off with a punishment which the Doge regarded as derisory.
The term astrology had none of the unfortunate or derisory signification that it has at the present time.
It is a contemptible and derisory gift for luck, like vituperative outcries.
There are no longer insinuating and derisory shakings of the head in the presence of his works.
Emitting a long streamer of smoke, he summed up the whole thing in a nutshell with a derisory—Pouf!
The slightest glance of amused and derisory intelligence passed between them as the Complete Sportsman plunged into the game.
She gave him a derisory little nod—and in a minute was well up the lawn, towards the castle.
"Come and shew yer ticket o' leave," urged Culling with derisory finger outstretched to indicate the forces of law and order.