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sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
archipelago - group of closely located islands
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
arraign - charge in court; indict
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives