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mordant wit/satire/humour

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmordant wit/satire/humourmordant wit/satire/humourformalCRUEL unkind and insulting humour etc that is also funny syn biting The play’s mordant comedy makes for compelling viewing. mordant
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mordant wit/satire/humourHe showed his willingness to trade his mordant wit for the required political cliches.
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