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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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Brillantes, along with lawyer Emil Maranon, represented the petitioners belonging to the youth sector in asking the poll body to reject the withdrawal and the substitution of a new set of nominees last week by Duterte Youth, and said that the proadministration party list was making 'a mockery of the law.'
Poll watchdog group Kontra Daya said the Commission on Elections should disqualify the Duterte Youth partylist for making a mockery of the partylist system.
Certainly, it must never be a basis for social or employment discrimination, never for mockery. As with heterosexuality, it is a matter for privacy, no one else's business.
In the ensuing years, Trump has only made a mockery of it every day.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) stalwart Khawaja Asif supported the statement regarding 'mockery of economy' of PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz.
Parents of a 10-month-old boy Putin from Osh complain on mockery and insults on social media because of naming the boy after Russian President Vladimir Putin's surname.
There are people, including at least one framer of the Constitution, who have become so dismayed by the brazen mockery of a system that was meant for marginalized sectors that they are calling for its abolition altogether.
'If only Comelec could see through the travesty, they would immediately dismiss Ronald Cardema's last-minute petition for the outright mockery,' the watch group, Kontra Daya, wrote on its public posting to protest the application of Cardema for substitution.
Indeed, the latter makes a mockery of such rights by barely managing its obsession with changing them into a system of meager compensation for the victims of abuses, and generous rewards for the perpetrators.
It's a shameful that the writer made a mockery of Indian literature.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the filing of a First Information Report (FIR) against BJP national president Amit Shah for the attacks on his road show in Kolkata is a 'mockery of democracy and due process'.
This is a mockery to Kenyans who uphold systems virtue whose character stands above mediocre," @mcvince82 said.