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Meaning of MORDACIOUS

Pronunciation:  mowr'deyshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"
 

MORDACIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, sarcastic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mor*da"cious\, a. [L. mordax, -acis, fr. mordere,
morsum, to bite. See {Morsel}.]
Biting; given to biting; hence, figuratively, sarcastic;
severe; scathing. -- {Mor*da"cious*ly}, adv.

 

 

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