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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SARCASTIC

He was awfully handsome and as clever and sarcastic as anything.

Then Massot, with his sarcastic impudence, summed up the situation.

"I've been 'following the gleam,'" said Coryston, with a sarcastic mouth.

And he finished with a sarcastic allusion, the drift of which was as yet patent to him alone.

Gone were the days of sarcastic ridicule, of visionary politics.

I imagined I could see the sarcastic smile upon the captain's face.

And with this he burst out into a laugh of sarcastic defiance.

"I never pillaged you, Repton," said Niel, with a sarcastic smile.

"Come, come," said the other, with a sarcastic coolness that only increased my father's rage.

"Not without cause, I imagine," said Andor, with a sarcastic laugh.

WORD ORIGIN

1690s, from sarcasm, perhaps on the model of enthusiastic. Related: Sarcastical (1640s); sarcastically.

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