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mordacious (mɔːˈdeɪʃəs Pronunciation for mordacious

Definitions

adjective

  1. sarcastic, caustic, or biting

Derived Forms

morˈdaciously adverb
mordacity (mɔːˈdæsɪtɪ Pronunciation for mordacity , morˈdaciousness noun

Word Origin

C17: from Latin mordax, from mordēre to bite

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