MORDANT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of mordant
Definition:
a. bitingly painful; harshly ironic or sinister; serving to fix colors in dyeing
Example:
Roald Dahl's stories are mordant alternatives to blank stories intended for kids.
Sentence in Classic:
Chichikov started a little at this mordant criticism, but soon pulled himself together again, and continued:.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context