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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mock  \Mock\,  n. 
  1.  An  act  of  ridicule  or  derision;  a  scornful  or  contemptuous 
  act  or  speech;  a  sneer;  a  jibe;  a  jeer. 
 
  Fools  make  a  mock  at  sin.  --Prov.  xiv. 
  9. 
 
  2.  Imitation;  mimicry.  [R.]  --Crashaw. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mock  \Mock\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Mocked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Mocking}.]  [F.  moquer  of  uncertain  origin;  cf  OD  mocken 
  to  mumble,  G.  mucken,  OSw.  mucka.] 
  1.  To  imitate;  to  mimic;  esp.,  to  mimic  in  sport,  contempt, 
  or  derision;  to  deride  by  mimicry. 
 
  To  see  the  life  as  lively  mocked  as  ever  Still  sleep 
  mocked  death.  --Shak. 
 
  Mocking  marriage  with  a  dame  of  France.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  treat  with  scorn  or  contempt;  to  deride. 
 
  Elijah  mocked  them  and  said  Cry  aloud.  --1  Kings 
  xviii.  27. 
 
  Let  not  ambition  mock  their  useful  toil.  --Gray. 
 
  3.  To  disappoint  the  hopes  of  to  deceive;  to  tantalize;  as 
  to  mock  expectation. 
 
  Thou  hast  mocked  me  and  told  me  lies.  --Judg.  xvi. 
  13. 
 
  He  will  not  .  .  .  Mock  us  with  his  blest  sight,  then 
  snatch  him  hence  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  To  deride;  ridicule;  taunt;  jeer;  tantalize;  disappoint. 
  See  {Deride}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mock  \Mock\,  a. 
  Imitating  reality,  but  not  real;  false;  counterfeit;  assumed; 
  sham. 
 
  That  superior  greatness  and  mock  majesty.  --Spectator. 
 
  {Mock  bishop's  weed}  (Bot.),  a  genus  of  slender  umbelliferous 
  herbs  ({Discopleura})  growing  in  wet  places. 
 
  {Mock  heroic},  burlesquing  the  heroic;  as  a  mock  heroic 
  poem. 
 
  {Mock  lead}.  See  {Blende}  ( 
  a  ). 
 
  {Mock  nightingale}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  European  blackcap. 
 
  {Mock  orange}  (Bot.),  a  genus  of  American  and  Asiatic  shrubs 
  ({Philadelphus}),  with  showy  white  flowers  in  panicled 
  cymes.  {P.  coronarius},  from  Asia,  has  fragrant  flowers; 
  the  American  kinds  are  nearly  scentless. 
 
  {Mock  sun}.  See  {Parhelion}. 
 
  {Mock  turtle  soup},  a  soup  made  of  calf's  head,  veal,  or 
  other  meat,  and  condiments,  in  imitation  of  green  turtle 
  soup. 
 
  {Mock  velvet},  a  fabric  made  in  imitation  of  velvet.  See 
  {Mockado}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mock  \Mock\,  v.  i. 
  To  make  sport  contempt  or  in  jest;  to  speak  in  a  scornful  or 
  jeering  manner. 
 
  When  thou  mockest,  shall  no  man  make  thee  ashamed? 
  --Job  xi  3. 
 
  She  had  mocked  at  his  proposal.  --Froude. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mock 
  adj  :  constituting  a  copy  or  imitation  of  something  "boys  in  mock 
  battle" 
  v  1:  treat  with  contempt;  "The  new  constitution  mocks  all 
  democratic  principles"  [syn:  {bemock}] 
  2:  imitate  (a  person,  a  manner,  etc.),  esp.  for  satirical 
  effect  [syn:  {mimic}] 
  3:  imitate  with  mockery  and  derision;  "The  children  mocked 
  their  handicapped  classmate" 




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