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I.absol. to laugh, Hom., etc.; ἐγέλασσεν χείλεσιν, of feigned laughter, Il.:—Pass., ἕνεκα τοῦ γελασθῆναι for the sake of a laugh being raised, Dem. laugh at a person, Lat. irrideo, ἐπί τινι Il., Aesch.; also at a thing, Xen.; so c. dat., Soph., etc.; rarely, like καταγελάω, c. gen. pers., id=Soph.
2.c. acc. to deride, τινά or τι Theocr., Ar.:—Pass. to be derided, Aesch., Soph.

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