GIBE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of gibe
Definition:
v. mock; laugh at with contempt and derision
Example:
As you gibe at their superstitious beliefs, do you realize that you, too, are guilty of similarly foolish thoughts?
Sentence in Classic:
The maids looked at one another and laughed, while pretty Melantho began to gibe at him contemptuously.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
Throwing back her light vestment, she stretched forth her long, skinny arm, in derision, and using the language of the Lenape, as more intelligible to the subject of her gibes, she commenced aloud:.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
I will put a stop to the gibes and blows of the suitors, for this is no public house, but belongs to Ulysses, and has passed from him to me.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
He bent to all the gibes and prejudices, to all hatred and discrimination, with that rare courtesy which is the armor of pure souls.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context