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Yet who could resist her mordant wit? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was good company, with a mordant sense of humour and a strong sense of duty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His dialogue is sharp and witty, laced with mordant humour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What's most distinctive about this mordant comedy of manners is the resolutely awkward cinematography. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is this mordant wit that I suspect has made him so successful. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shot through with mordant wit, they make you nostalgic for the days before e-mail. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I sent emails and hundreds of texts, trying to explain to our friends what was happening, masking my fear with mordant humour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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