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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Derisive  \De*ri"sive\,  a. 
  Expressing,  serving  for  or  characterized  by  derision. 
  ``Derisive  taunts.''  --Pope.  --  {De*ri"sive*ly},  adv  -- 
  {De*ri"sive*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  derisive 
  adj  :  abusing  vocally;  expressing  contempt  or  ridicule;  "derisive 
  laughter";  "a  jeering  crowd";  "her  mocking  smile"; 
  "taunting  shouts  of  `coward'  and  `sissy'"  [syn:  {gibelike}, 
  {jeering},  {mocking},  {taunting}] 




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