Sunday, January 8, 2012

Word of the Week: Mordant

The word of the week for January 9th through the 15th is...

MORDANT
adj.

Definition:
1. Biting in thought, manner, or style
2. Having a sharp sense of humor
3. Critical or sarcastic

Example:
The critic's mordant review was scattered with backhanded compliments and trivial observations.









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