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laugh

(laf) [ME. laughen, to laugh]
1. The sound produced by laughing. Synonym: risus
2. To express emotion, usually happiness or mirth, by a series of inarticulate sounds. Typically the mouth is open and a wide smile is present.

sardonic laugh

Risus sardonicus.
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So Alexa decided to laugh randomly while I was in the kitchen.
Spend more time around funny people, or talk on the phone with friends or relatives who make you laugh.
It's about turning off the fact that you have to laugh at something and just laughing because you can laugh and it's good for you," said Carol.
Chimps laugh during play; people laugh mostly during conversations.
The competition was the brainchild of Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada, who plans to make it an annual event.
Many animals laugh, but only humans know how to fake it.
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They laugh at the top of their voices, every member encourages others to laugh to their heart's content," the petition, filed by 78-year-old Vinayak Shirsat, his son Shreeram and his daughter-in-law Deepti, said.
One organisation that helps people have a chuckle is Laugh Alive.
Maybe they will be more wacky or do more funny things to get a laugh.
I laugh, you laugh to see how different bodies are.