Definition of Ridicules

1. Verb. (third-person singular of ridicule) ¹



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Definition of Ridicules

1. ridicule [v] - See also: ridicule

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ridicules

ridgiest
ridgil
ridgils
ridging
ridgings
ridglings
ridgy
ridgy-didge
ridibund
ridicle
ridicule
ridiculed
ridiculer
ridiculers
ridicules (current term)
ridiculing
ridiculize
ridiculized
ridiculizes
ridiculizing
ridiculosities
ridiculosity
ridiculous
ridiculously
ridiculousness
ridiculousnesses
riding
riding bitt
riding boot

Literary usage of Ridicules

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1. Molière: A Biography by Hobart Chatfield Chatfield-Taylor (1906)
"... VII LES PRECIEUSES ridicules UNTIL the eventful afternoon when Les Precieuses ridicules was produced at the Hotel du Petit Bourbon, the term precieuse ..."

2. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"... in a letter to a Noble Lord," September, 1765—The controversial method of this pamphlet—Otis ridicules the doctrine of virtual representation—Scoffs at ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"THE SHAM MARQUIS AND THE AFFECTED LADIES From 'Les Precieuses ridicules ' [The scene is the drawing-room of the provincial but ambitious ladies Mademoiselle ..."

4. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie (1801)
"... given to him by Aristophanes, when he ridicules him in the Frogs. Neither he, nor Euripides, nor Plautus, say one word from which we may infer that ..."

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