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  • He could almost see them waiting on the other side of the canvas wall, bunched up expectantly like a pack of greedy, gloating omnivorous beasts of prey, ready with their barbaric mirth and jeers to pounce on him brutally the moment he reappeared.
  • Orr gazed up at Yossarian through the corners of his eyes with a look of pointed mirth.
  • The deep black grooves isolating his square chin from his jowls were bent again in a kind of jeering and reprehensible mirth.
  • He listened with secret, egotistical mirth to the husky breathing of the two doctors.
  • The girls disrobed at once, pausing in different stages to point proudly to their garish underthings and bantering all the while with the gaunt and dissipated old man with the shabby long white hair and slovenly white unbuttoned shirt who sat cackling lasciviously in a musty blue armchair almost in the exact center of the room and bade Nately and his companions welcome with a mirthful and sardonic formality.

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  • It was an evening of many stories and great mirth.
  • He felt no mirth or humor and wondered if there’d ever be a time again when he would.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner

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