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ˈmɔr dnt

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  1. mordant(adj)

    a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process

    constructive, unsarcastic

  2. black, grim, mordant(adj)

    harshly ironic or sinister

    "black humor"; "a grim joke"; "grim laughter"; "fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit"

    blackened, dispirited, opprobrious, bootleg, black-market, disgraceful, calamitous, macabre, dismal, dark, sick, disconsolate, black, fateful, down in the mouth, unforgiving, low, smuggled, unrelenting, inglorious, stern, dim, pitch-dark, fatal, unappeasable, gruesome, ghastly, pitch-black, downhearted, grim, low-spirited, down(p), dour, downcast, contraband, erosive, shameful, disastrous, smutty, relentless, corrosive, forbidding, ignominious, sorry, vitriolic, gloomy, drab, bleak, depressed, dingy, inexorable, dreary, drear, grisly, caustic, blue, sinister

    unsarcastic, constructive

  3. caustic, corrosive, erosive, vitriolic, mordant(adj)

    of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

    acrid, blistering, sulphurous, sulfurous, grim, corrosive, acid, erosive, bitter, virulent, caustic, acerbic, vitriolic, black, acerb

    constructive, unsarcastic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mordant(a.)

    biting, mordacious

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