Joshing and Ridicule


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Joshing noun – Good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks.
Ridicule and joshing are semantically related In some cases you can use "Ridicule" instead a noun "Joshing".
Nearby Word: josh
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Ridicule noun – The making of unkind jokes as a way of showing one's scorn for someone or something.
Joshing and ridicule are semantically related in kidding topic. You can use "Joshing" instead a noun "Ridicule". informal substitute
Nearby Words: ridiculous, ridiculed, ridiculing, ridiculously
Synonyms for Ridicule
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Ridicule or Joshing. 2016. Accessed February 23, 2020.

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