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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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Scientists have yet to establish whether any component of immunity corresponds to how much a person laughs at funny material, Martin says.
In his Canti carnascialeschi Silenus laughs; in "I Beoni" the poet himself laughs at the vulgar Florentines.
She laughs at the sheer impossibility of the thing, first of all.