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Word: gibe

Definition: mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks


Sentences Containing 'gibe'

He never spoke of the softer passions, save with a gibe and a sneer.
It borders to the North West by Western Shoa Zone of Oromiya Regional State, to the south by Hadiya and Kembata Timbaro Zones of SNNPRS, to the East by Silte Zone of SNNPRS, and to the west by Gibe River.
This was perhaps the meaning of Rab Butler's later gibe that Eden—in later life a handsome but ill-tempered man—was "half mad baronet, half beautiful woman".
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