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sardonic grin

sardonic grin in Medicine

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

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  • With a sardonic grin he lifted the bottle, bowed to Janet and drank the liquor neat.

    In the Shadow of the Hills George C. Shedd
  • He looked at her hard and long and his lips curled into a sardonic grin.

  • It didn't need his sardonic grin to point the satire of his words.

    The Real Adventure Henry Kitchell Webster
  • Polter continued standing, I could envisage his sardonic grin.

    Beyond the Vanishing Point Raymond King Cummings
  • There was only one jarring note in a perfect day; when we returned to the car the chauffeur permitted himself a sardonic grin.

  • Kells looked on with a sardonic grin, but he had grown pale.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • "That's but indifferent security," said the miser with a sardonic grin.

    A Crooked Path Mrs. Alexander
  • Already a sardonic grin was loosening the corners of his compressed lips.

    Clark's Field Robert Herrick
  • “Tell me some anecdotes, some of your reminiscences of the road,” said the man, with a sardonic grin.

  • A sardonic grin hovered about the corners of his grim mouth.

    The Yukon Trail William MacLeod Raine

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