HyperDic: mordacious

English > 2 senses of the word mordacious:
ADJECTIVEallmordacious, barbed, biting, nipping, pungentcapable of wounding
allmordaciousbiting or given to biting
English > mordacious: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of wounding.
Synonymsbarbed, biting, nipping, pungent
BroadersarcasticExpressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
Adverbsmordaciouslyin a mordacious manner
English > mordacious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbiting or given to biting.
Example"they deliberately gave me a skittish and mordacious mount"
Broaderdangerous, unsafeInvolving or causing danger or risk
Nounsmordacitya disposition to biting

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