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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To show contempt by turning up the nose, or by a particular facial expression.

2. (v. i.) To insinuate contempt by a covert expression; to speak derisively.

3. (v. i.) To show mirth awkwardly.

4. (v. t.) To utter with a grimace or contemptuous expression; to utter with a sneer; to say sneeringly; as, to sneer fulsome lies at a person.

5. (v. t.) To treat with sneers; to affect or move by sneers.

6. (n.) The act of sneering.

7. (n.) A smile, grin, or contortion of the face, indicative of contempt; an indirect expression or insinuation of contempt.

3456. mukterizo -- to turn up the nose or sneer at
... to turn up the nose or sneer at. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: mukterizo
Phonetic Spelling: (mook-tay-rid'-zo) Short Definition: I sneer at, disdain ...
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1592. ekmukterizo -- to hold up the nose in derision of
... deride. From ek and mukterizo; to sneer outright at -- deride. see GREEK ek. see
GREEK mukterizo. (exemukterizon) -- 2 Occurrences. 1591, 1592. ...
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5512. chleuazo -- to jest, mock, jeer
... in Ac 17:32). Word Origin from chleue (a jest) Definition to jest, mock,
jeer NASB Word Usage sneer (1). mock. From a derivative ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3932. laag -- to mock, deride, stammer
... root Definition to mock, deride, stammer NASB Word Usage laugh (1), mock (3), mocked
(5), mocks (4), scoff (2), scoffs (1), sneer (1), stammering (1). ...
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But Since Our views Regarding the Resurrection Have, as Far as ...
... And if we must sneer [4157] at them as contemptible old wives' fables, it
is at them rather than at our narrative that we must sneer. ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xx but since our.htm

On Certain Modern Writers and the Institution of the Family
... The camel does not contort his features into a fine sneer because Mr. Robinson has
not got a hump; the cultured gentleman at No.5 does exhibit a sneer because ...
// on certain modern writers.htm

Are You Mocked?
... Presbyterians, these Baptists, they are a set of poor people, mechanics, and
servant-girls and so on," and how often is that uttered with a sneer upon the lips ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/are you mocked.htm

Christ About his Father's Business
... Let a man believe that God has set him to do a particular work, and you
may sneer at him: what cares he? He would give as much for ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/christ about his fathers business.htm

The Misdoings of Severian
... Special friends of your Sanctity,' said Severian, with an undisguised sneer. ... His
supposed sneer is the offspring of your imagination only.'. ...
/.../chapter xlii the misdoings of.htm

Evil Habits and Injurious Indulgences.
... When the habit of using snuff was mentioned the plain lady's smile was turned to
a sneer, and the fashionable lady's sneer was turned to a smile. ...
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The Temptation
... The tempter quotes the divine voice at the baptism with almost a sneer, as if the
hungry, fainting Man before him were a strange 'Son of God.' The suggestion ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/the temptation.htm

Christ and Pilate: the True King and his Counterfeit
... by a genuine interest in Jesus, and a complete conviction that Rome had nothing
to fear from this 'King.' But there are also in the question a sneer at such ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/christ and pilate the true.htm

Colossians 4:14 "Luke, the Beloved Physician. "
... It is easy to sneer at the simple facts and doctrines of Christianity, and to talk
great swelling words about" mind," and "thought," and "intellect," and ...
/.../chapter ii colossians 4 14 luke.htm

A visit from vigilantius
... His falsehood that I was intoxicated"which I have never been in my life"is his
way of reviving the untrue sneer that my father was a publican. ...
/.../chapter xl a visit from.htm

Sneer (3 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To utter with a grimace or contemptuous expression; to utter with a sneer;
to say sneeringly; as, to sneer fulsome lies at a person. ...
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Gird (44 Occurrences)
... pang. 2. (n.) A cut; a sarcastic remark; a gibe; a sneer. 3. (v.) To strike;
to smite. 4. (v.) To sneer at; to mock; to gibe. 5 ...
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Mock (43 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) An act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous act or
speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer. 6. (n.) Imitation; mimicry. ...
/m/mock.htm - 23k

Neigh (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) To utter the cry of the horse; to whinny. 2.
(vi) To scoff or sneer; to jeer. 3. (n.) The cry of a horse; a whinny. Int. ...
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Insult (25 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action;
to abuse; as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to ...
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Fling (5 Occurrences)
... and fling. 5. (vi) To cast in the teeth; to utter abusive language; to
sneer; as, the scold began to flout and fling. 6. (vi) To ...
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Mocker (11 Occurrences)
... (Acts 2:13; Acts 17:32); mukterizo, "to sneer at," "mock," literally, "to turn up
the nose" (Galatians 6:7, "God is not mocked," "will not let himself be mocked ...
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Mocking (25 Occurrences)
... (Acts 2:13; Acts 17:32); mukterizo, "to sneer at," "mock," literally, "to turn up
the nose" (Galatians 6:7, "God is not mocked," "will not let himself be mocked ...
/m/mocking.htm - 18k

Smile (4 Occurrences)
... the face; to laugh silently. 2. (vi) To express slight contempt by a look
implying sarcasm or pity; to sneer. 3. (vi) To look gay ...
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Sneaked (1 Occurrence)

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Bible Concordance
Sneer (3 Occurrences)

Acts 17:32 Now when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked; but others said, "We want to hear you again concerning this."

Psalms 22:7 All those who see me mock me. They insult me with their lips. They shake their heads, saying,
(See NAS)

Isaiah 57:4 Of whom do you make sport? against whom is your mouth open wide and your tongue put out? are you not uncontrolled children, a false seed,
(See NIV)



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