Definition of Mordantly

1. adv. In the manner of a mordant.



Definition of Mordantly

1. Adverb. In a mordant manner; incisively, sharply. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

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Definition of Mordantly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mordantly

morcels
morcha
morchas
morcilla
morcillas
morclofone
mordacious
mordaciously
mordacities
mordacity
mordancies
mordancy
mordant
mordanted
mordanting
mordantly (current term)
mordants
mordenite
mordent
mordents
mordicancy
mordicant
mordication
mordications
mordicative
more'n
more(a)
more-or-less
more Catholic than the Pope

Literary usage of Mordantly

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1. The Bookman (1915)
"... there is probably no short story in all French literature that has such world-wide fame as "Boule de Suif," that wonderfully real and mordantly ironic ..."

2. European Dramatists by Archibald Henderson (1913)
"And in Gregers Werle is mordantly satirized that " untutored idealism "— of which we have recently heard so much in America. Gregers Werle is in pursuit of ..."

3. A Short History of Freethought, Ancient and Modern by John Mackinnon Robertson (1915)
"And though doubt attaches to some of his sayings, and even to his date, there can be small question that he was mordantly freethinking, though a man of ..."

4. The Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, Evangeline Maria O'Connor (1901)
"The Fool, the best of Shakespeare's Fools, made more conspicuous- by coming after the insignificant Clown in Othello, is such an echo—mordantly witty, ..."

5. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"... Philip Melanchthon—who was less steeped in monkish prejudice— in a'wild, furious spirit; Erasmus was subtle and smiling; Hutten was mordantly satirical. ..."

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