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sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
recline - lie down
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack