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Mordant in a sentence

It acts as a mordant – it helps the dye to bite the wool.
His mordant wit and savage criticism were tolerated because of his expertise.
The elder had a particularly mordant look: prelude to a serious matter, of course.
‘Yes; but no one was going to win the hand of Prince Charming,’ added Lady Anne, in a mordant manner.
The darkness blotted the venerable magnolia with its signature ornament but nothing could block the mordant stench of the truculent half-breed and as he silently passed the killing tree; this smell of smells ambushed Sam‘s flared nostrils like ninja.
According to him the Victorians were even more dissolute than the Romans and, to make matters worse, this depravity stemmed from royalty! He had an Irishman’s distrust of the English monarchy and with mordant relish informed me that Queen Victoria’s Prince Albert had been an enthusiastic participant in orgies, starting a fashion for nipple piercing and ball and cock rings! I decided not to inflame his ire by revealing that I’d recently been an unwitting disciple of Albert.

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Synonyms for mordant

mordant caustic corrosive erosive vitriolic black grim