verb (used with object)
Origin of mordant
Related formsmor·dant·ly, adverbun·mor·dant, adjectiveun·mor·dant·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for mordantly
Rylance was unforgettable as the mordantly sly king in Richard III, giving a brilliant new twist to a classic role.
Booklist says her “brilliantly structured stories are mordantly funny, haunting, and wise, making for a glorious collection.”
Another notable figure was Tom Hood the younger, mordantly humorous.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce