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sardonic
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
humor in a mocking or critical way from someone who acts as though they are superior

or:

humor that is cynical or ironic
  • "Well," he said at last, in rather a cold, sardonic tone, "you've had three years at these things,—you must be pretty strong in 'em.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- Tom Applies His Knife to the Oyster (39% in)

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