mordacious

adjective
mor·da·cious | \(ˈ)mȯ(r)¦dāshəs\

Definition of mordacious 

1 : biting or given to biting bitten in as with mordacious acidTimes Literary Supplement

2 : biting or sharp in manner or style : caustic the lady's mordacious look showed plainly that she hated us all— Pauline R. Fadiman

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Other Words from mordacious

mordaciously adverb

History and Etymology for mordacious

Latin mordac-, mordax biting, given to biting (from mordēre to bite) + English -ious

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