Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Wednesday, June 6, 2012-- mordant
Posted on 06/06/2012 5:46:50 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Wednesday, 6/6/12
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
1. sharply caustic or sarcastic, as wit or a speaker; biting. 2. burning; corrosive. 3. having the property of fixing colors, as in dyeing. noun 4. a substance used in dyeing to fix the coloring matter, especially a metallic compound, as an oxide or hydroxide, that combines with the organic dye and forms an insoluble colored compound or lake in the fiber. 5. an adhesive substance for binding gold or silver leaf to a surface. 6. an acid or other corrosive substance used in etching to eat out the lines, areas, etc. 7. Music . mordent.
Etymology: 142575; late Middle English < Middle French, present participle of mordre to bite ≪ Latin mordēre; see -ant
Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Here is my example with WFTD.
A mordant blow was struck against big labor, praise the Lord.
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
No pushing at the door please!
Roll call - Bueller, Bueller, Bueller
Afraidfortherepublic, you guys did it in WI! congrats!
Mordant? That’s what happens when your frosting expires.
“Dressed All Over and Zesty Mordant”
oh no, do not go and make me start thinking about cake....
A+++ trailerpark pr0n? ; )
The mordant shades of pale death clung to him like the morning mists to a field until he had his coffee of power, then he was ready to face the day in energized activity.
Or not, he thought as he went back to bed after flipping off the irritating paperboy who he swore was an orc or a goblin...
Leftist defeat in WI?
I’ll definitely have some MORDANT!
Leaving my convoluted attempts to use MORDANT in a sentence, I've never seen anything like it. This woman looked like she was about 5'2" and in her late 40s. She really gave the 6'4" (guessing) Barrett a whack. He was in a throng of supporters.
Just supports my contention that Democrats are mean, nasty, ugly people. And did anyone see Maryland's (?) Gov. O'Malley last night on Fox commenting on Walker's election? Another mean, nasty, little man. The problem with Democrats is that they believe their own propaganda.
On Wisconsin, left’s spin is discordant
“Votes were bought,” the results “not important”
Since they’re all full of sh*t
It takes right-leaning wit
To make comments acerbic and mordant
To explain the reason for the slap, Fox said that it was because she thought Barrett had conceded too soon.
Yeah, there aren’t many 45 year old shriveled orcish paperboys.
i saw the slapping. they are UNHINGED! but can someone PLEASE explain to me what the @#$% the leftists think Walker is going to be INDICTED FOR? i mean it’s lunacy, right? It was Ed Schultz’ mantra last night once he had to declare the win for Walker. and one of my husband’s leftist friends just now gave that retort after commenting on the election [my husband emailed him to say that both the HEAT and the union goons had been defeated and it was a good night; he replied it was great to see the Heat go down but that he would get back to my husband after the INDICTMENT]
and you are a master of mordant wit, truthy ; ) A+++++
Mordant you can even imagine.
..misread the title as “Ardent vampire corpses”..
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