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mordant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmordantmor‧dant /ˈmɔːdənt $ ˈmɔːr-/ adjective   mordant wit/satire/humour
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mordantBut the play's compassion and mordant comedy make for compelling viewing.She was totally guileless, honest, with a mordant sense of humour and sardonic wit.He showed his willingness to trade his mordant wit for the required political cliches.
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