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sardonic grin

sardonic grin in Medicine

sardonic grin sar·don·ic grin (sär-dŏn'ĭk)
n.
See risus caninus.

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  • He looked at her hard and long and his lips curled into a sardonic grin.

  • Polter continued standing, I could envisage his sardonic grin.

    Beyond the Vanishing Point Raymond King Cummings
  • He replied with a sardonic grin: "Thou wilt have no use for them."

  • "Don Miguel will not come," the squatter said with a sardonic grin.

    The Trail-Hunter Gustave Aimard
  • "Then it's fortunate for me that you didn't," said the spy, with a sardonic grin.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • Kells looked on with a sardonic grin, but he had grown pale.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • Already a sardonic grin was loosening the corners of his compressed lips.

    Clark's Field Robert Herrick
  • "They manage 'em better in Africa," he said with a sardonic grin.

    The Great Miss Driver Anthony Hope
  • Macallister leaned against the bulkhead and regarded him with a sardonic grin.

    For Jacinta Harold Bindloss
  • A sardonic grin hovered about the corners of his grim mouth.

    The Yukon Trail

    William MacLeod Raine

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