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sardonic Sentence Examples

  • His smile was sardonic, yet his eyes held a glint of humor.

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  • His mouth twisted into a sardonic smile.

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  • The rest of the Jews rated the Sadducees as atheists, just as the rest of the Greeks rated the Epicureans as atheists and discerned, as Plutarch said, the sardonic grin behind the mask of their obsequious devotion to the ceremonies at which the force of public opinion compelled their attendance.

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  • His mouth twisted in a sardonic smile.

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  • He flashed his most sardonic grin.

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  • She paused and her voice took on a sardonic tone.

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  • His face turned to her, the thin lips twisted in a sardonic smile.

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  • He was watching her, a sardonic smile on his lips.

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  • A sardonic smile twisted his thin-lipped mouth.

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  • His eyes were twinkling with mirth and his lips were twisted into a sardonic smile.

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  • A sardonic smile touched his lips.

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  • But, although possessed ~ some sardonic humour and a large measure of cunning, he was base, and had no real capacity.

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  • His lips twisted into a sardonic smile.

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  • A sardonic smile twisted his mouth.

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  • He moved toward her, his lips twisting into a sardonic smile.

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  • As the film gets increasingly violent and intense, the director maintains a dry, sardonic tone that makes the gruesome bloodletting almost comical.

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  • The Guardian obituary describes his roles as juggling " mischievousness, a sardonic wit, and a malicious glee " .

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  • Joyce's sardonic persona is easily a match for Harvey's own; with little ado, they are soon married.

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  • Hyde Flippo Francis, the narrator, is a witty, sardonic, sarcastic, cynical, philosophical, romantic idealist.

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  • The ensuing visitors over the next 2-3 centuries have included notable privateers (Sir Francis Drake), sardonic novelists (Mark Twain), U.S. Presidents (Warren G.

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  • They were often played as ladies men, or slightly sardonic and rather witty.

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  • His laugh was sardonic.

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  • sardonic eye over some of the latest titles.

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  • sardonic wit, backed up with some catchy hooklines.

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  • sardonic humor.

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  • sardonic smile.

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  • sardonic tone " crept in.

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  • sardonic comments.

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  • They are succinct, dramatic, often sardonic, and always strong in atmosphere.

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  • Finally, he brought himself to a standstill in front of the seated Master, and bowed with a somewhat sardonic smile.

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  • Often extreme, even mischievous in language with a sardonic wit, his actions were gentler than his words as his letters show.

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  • The War Game is suffused with moments of raw passion and a rare intensity of vision but also dry sardonic humor.

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  • He took a deep breath, shaking his head, then gave a sardonic smile.

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  • We have a full picture report on this day available, complete with sardonic comments.

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  • The company even has a video card for typically stoic recipients which features St. Nick and a sardonic query regarding what makes Santa laugh.

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  • Breakups can be ugly at this stage for a Gemini whose quick tongue and sardonic wit can effectively nip a lover's passion and destroy it for all time.

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  • Gerald's smile was sardonic.

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  • Light blue eyes surveyed her while thin lips twisted into a sardonic smile.

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  • His smile was sardonic.

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  • When, in 1837, the baronial fiefs were suppressed by Charles Albert, and the land transferred to the state, the ademprivio was maintained on the lands subject to it, and it was thus to the interest of all that 'The herb y Sardoa, said to cause the risus Sardonicus (sardonic laugh), cannot be certainly identified (Pausanias x.

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  • Their songs were laced with a dry, sardonic wit, backed up with some catchy hooklines.

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  • Vile Bodies was just the right combination, tho " grimness and sardonic tone " crept in.

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