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OTHER WORDS FROM ridiculerid·i·cul·er, nounself-rid·i·cule, nounun·rid·i·culed, adjective
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That way, the fear of customer or public ridicule might encourage the software producers to do a better job of upgrading dependencies.To prevent cyberattacks, the government should limit the scope of a software bill of materials|Annie Siebert|August 26, 2021|TechCrunch
He drew additional ridicule after insisting that the addition of a swimming pool was needed to protect the house in case of fire.A South African Court's Ruling Against Jacob Zuma Offers Hope for the Rule of Law|Ian Bremmer|July 6, 2021|Time
Despite the ridicule, China looks set to carry out the three-child policy in the hope of addressing its rapidly aging population and plunging birth and marriage rates.
Until Chike Uzuegbunam sued Georgia Gwinnett College, this public institution had performed the public service of instituting a speech code so restrictive that it exposed the entire idea of such codes to wholesome ridicule.Campus speech rules are hurting students. They deserve recompense — even if it’s just $1.|George Will|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
Two turning points were Spears’ breakdown in the late aughts and the death of Amy Winehouse in 2011, tragedies that revealed how much damage years of surveillance, objectification and ridicule could do to a young woman.
Throughout her life, she faced public ridicule, legal persecution and, eventually, redemption through a PhD in clinical sexology.
Over time, because of its popularity among young girls, it became the object of ridicule.
Although sprightly, Lilith is unusually small for her age, and thereby the butt of ridicule from her classmates.Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’|Jack Schwartz|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wackiest of Mormon teachings—many unknown to practicing Mormons today—have been dredged up and held to ridicule.The Core Mormon Teaching the LDS Church Didn’t Jettison|Jay Michaelson|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, the reaction—and the ridicule—was so extreme that he soon backed down.
He tried the effect of ridicule on the wretched and despairing Louis; and to one of his arguments, he at last extorted a reply.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
A more potent and public method of ridicule would be difficult to devise.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
I wish Vicky saw through her; she has so much influence over Jack, and such deadly powers of ridicule.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The attempt, however, subsequently exposed them to great ridicule from their democratic opponents.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Accordingly, the record of this hard-fighting soldier of the Empire has been cruelly buried in ridicule.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison