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sardonic /sɑːˈdɒnɪk/ adj
  1. characterized by irony, mockery, or derision
Etymology: 17th Century: from French sardonique, from Latin sardonius, from Greek sardonios derisive, literally: of Sardinia, alteration of Homeric sardanios scornful (laughter or smile)

sarˈdonically adv sarˈdonicism n

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