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mock



Pronunciation: (mok), [key]
v.t.
1. to attack or treat with ridicule, contempt, or derision.
2. to ridicule by mimicry of action or speech; mimic derisively.
3. to mimic, imitate, or counterfeit.
4. to challenge; defy: His actions mock convention.
5. to deceive, delude, or disappoint.

v.i.
1. to use ridicule or derision; scoff; jeer (often fol. by at).
2. mock up, to build a mock-up of.

n.
1. a contemptuous or derisive imitative action or speech; mockery or derision.
2. something mocked or derided; an object of derision.
3. an imitation; counterfeit; fake.
4. Shipbuilding.
a. a hard pattern representing the surface of a plate with a warped form, upon which the plate is beaten to shape after furnacing.
b. bed (def. 23).

adj.
feigned; not real; sham: a mock battle.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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