Sentence Examples


  • Thereupon He was condemned to death for manifest blasphemy, and a scene of cruel mockery followed.
  • She shrugged nonchalantly, snapping a dry vine off and examining it as though unaware of the mockery of his question.
  • 553, "Mark that outcry of despair" for "Hark"; Hellas, 472, "Hold each to the other in loud mockery" for "Told."
  • It was, however, generally regarded as a mockery, and on the intercession of the British government the sentence was commuted to banishment.
  • It was clear that so long as Austria, bribed by Germany, could act in a way so opposed to Italian interests in the Balkans, the Triple Alliance was a mockery, and Italy could only meet the situation by being prepared for all contingencies.