GRE Word List

MORDANT

biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit

The meaning of the word mordant is biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit.

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