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She even derides the media's obsessive focus on rich women.
There is a sweet irony in knowing that a black woman, Aida Walker, was teaching whites a dance form that blacks had created to deride whites.
Nonetheless, he derides the disarmament experts of the 1970s, whose advice he discounted at the time, as theologians whose work was marginal to the real tasks of diplomacy.
I must take exception to Linda Nochlin's repeated use of the word obscene in her review of "Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art," a review that derides all attitudes of expression concerning the Holocaust other than the ironic distance employed in the postmodern work she so admires.
Touch-sensitive hairs cover the desert locust's body, so Simpson's lab tried to localize the effect, an effort he derides as "mind-bogglingly tedious.
The religious judge who handled their case, Pinchas Toledano, derides Rachel David as an ``actress'' for going to the news media.
Gates derides criticism of the company as ruthless and out to squelch competitors as "clear lies.
First, Van Caeckenbergh's work engages in a mockery of art's mores, just as La Fontaine's tales ridiculed the manners of court life at Versailles; like Sean Landers' depictions of himself as a satyr, also shown at "Aperto," Van Caeckenbergh's bestiary self-mockingly derides the status of the artist.