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Word: sarcasm

Definition: cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic


Sentences Containing 'sarcasm'

At the same time, the thin straight lines of the setting of the eyes, and the thin straight lips, and the markings in the nose, curved with a sarcasm that looked handsomely diabolic.
I blushed under the sarcasm, and said I hadn't had any hail.
Faria replied to this sarcasm with a glance of profound contempt.
yes, had I died years ago; but now to die would be, indeed, to give way to the sarcasm of destiny.
'You cannot learn frankness, Rosa,' said Mrs. Steerforth quickly--for there was always some effect of sarcasm in what Rosa Dartle said, though it was said, as this was, in the most unconscious manner in the world--'in a better school.'
All I had to do, I said, with gloomy sarcasm, was to forget Dora.

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