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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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And the pair have enjoyed success ahead of schedule by taking silver at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea last week, further convincing Laugher that he was correct in continuing his quest for more Olympic glory.
The result meant Laugher was denied a sweep of three gold medals at the Games having claimed victory in both individual 1m and 3m springboard events earlier this week.
The pair will go for gold again in the men's 3m syncho event while Laugher will also target medals in the individual 3m and 1m springboard.
Pair's golden dive CHRIS MEARS and Jack Laugher won Olympic gold in the men's synchronised three-metres springboard final last night.
Diving duo Jack Laugher and Chris Mears joined kayaker Joe Clarke in powering Team GB to their second and third gold medals of 2016 after a stunning day in Rio.
DIVING JACK LAUGHER THE 21-year-old Yorkshireman enhanced his growing reputation by winning two bronze medals at last year's World Championships in Russia.
Clare Balding, far left, is backing, from left, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Adam Peaty, Jack Laugher, Bianca Walkden and Becky James
But far from Communications Secretary Martin Andanar's preview that Duterte's speech would be a tearjerker, the senator noted that it didn't draw tears but laugher from among the audience.
Lewallen originally penned Land of Frozen Laugher in 1969, immediately after returning from the war; his memories offer a candid, unforgettable, and completely uncensored perspective of the destructive conflict.
In second place were the Ukrainian pair of Oleksandr Gorshkovozov and Illya Kvasha with a total of 435.39 points, leaving Great Britain's Jack Laugher and Christopher Mears for the bronze medal with 424.92 points.
Dashing, refined and articulate, 26-year-old French actor Pierre Niney gained mainstream popularity in France with EuropaCorp romantic laugher "It Boy," and broke out last year on a larger stage in Jalil Lespert's "Yves Saint Laurent." His performance as the famed fashion designer earned him a Cesar award for best actor.
DIVING JACK LAUGHER was overjoyed after completing his Commonwealth Games campaign with a second gold medal.