The rest of the Jews rated the Sadducees as atheists, just as the rest of the Greeks rated the Epicureans as atheists and discerned, as Plutarch said, the sardonic grin behind the mask of their obsequious devotion to the ceremonies at which the force of public opinion compelled their attendance.
His mouth twisted in a sardonic smile.
Light blue eyes surveyed her while thin lips twisted into a sardonic smile.
His mouth twisted into a sardonic smile.
His eyes were twinkling with mirth and his lips were twisted into a sardonic smile.
A sardonic smile twisted his thin-lipped mouth.
He flashed his most sardonic grin.