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Mockery

Abas
changed into lizard for mocking Demeter. [Rom. Myth: Metamorphoses, Zimmerman, 1]
Beckmesser
pompous object of practical jokes. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Meistersinger, Westerman, 226–227]
crown of thorns
Christ thus ridiculed as king of Jews. [N.T.: Matthew 27:29; Mark 15:17; John 19:2–5]
Ecce Homo
Pilate’s presentation of Jesus to Jews. [N.T.: John 19:5]
I.N.R.I.
(‘Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum’ = Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews) inscription fastened upon Christ’s cross as a mockery. [Christianity: Brewer Note-Book, 450]
Momus
god of blame and ridicule. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 31]
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Malacanang on Saturday disputed the contention of the nonprofit group Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) that President Rodrigo Duterte had made a mockery of the rule of law through his deadly war on drugs.
KARACHI -- The JI leader said that holding a hearing in Islamabad on the issues being faced by Karachiites is a mockery of logic and justice.
The obvious rage, underestimation, degradation and mockery were rudely presented by MPs against the prosecutor in order to show female dominance and triumph.
Mockery of democracy I HAVE noticed recently many people's complaints to their various local councils about sub or non-existent maintenance of cemeteries and church graveyards.
The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the trial makes a mockery of justice.
And the level of executions was criticised today by Allan Hogarth, Amnesty International UK's head of policy and government affairs, who said the kingdom is ' making a mockery of justice'.
And it is against the child's interest to be saddled with a name that could only lead to mockery and unkind remarks," said the judgement.
A seething Weidman fired back at Belfort, saying that this just adds fuel to his fire and he will make sure that once they clash in February 2015, he will be out to make a mockery of Belfort.
Mockery and Secretism in the Social World of Mark's Gospel
With titles such as "First They Came for the Art," and "Making a Mockery of Hitler's Mockery of Degenerate Art," critics insist that the strength of Neue's exhibition lies in its display of Modernism's strength: The "good guys," like the "good" modern artworks, have persevered, allowing us to now denigrate or criticize the art of the enemy.
Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year 2014 Edition continues its fine annual tradition of gathering the past year's most cutting-edge, sharply relevant, and topical cartoon mockery from periodicals worldwide.
Safety organisaton Brake said such decisons made a mockery of the penalty system.