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Pat’s Word of the Day: Sardonic

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The word sardonic comes from the Greek sairō, meaning to grin in the face of danger. It also provides the name for the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. Photo courtesy of the Independent.

WRBH Volunteer and Resident Wordsmith Pat Ammon brings us a featured word of the day each Wednesday. Today’s word is…

Sardonic
/särˈdänik/
adj:

1. scornfully or cynically mocking; sarcastic.

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