Her pen is as mordant as her dog-whip.
"The Magnificent Montez" by Horace Wyndham
Few of the natural dyestuffs attach themselves permanently without use of a mordant.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
They say a mordant has been found to stay the flight of its lovely colours.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
A sequel there was, and my readers will agree, I think, that it has a mordant humor quite its own.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
Carmichael leaned back to look from one of these worthies to the other, and his spectacled eyes flamed with mordant scorn.
"Stingaree" by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
The most common mordant is sulphat of alumine, or alum.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
Your mordant pen tore them to tatters.
"The Talking Horse" by F. Anstey
It forms brown crystals which are readily soluble in hot water, and it dyes mordanted cotton a dark brown.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Pour the mordant on to the film and warm cautiously over the flame till steam rises; keep the mordant gently steaming for one minute.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
That they were used both as mordants and alterants is evident from several references.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
And he had taken her himself directly after breakfast down to Mordant's, and had chosen her this dress.
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
Even Morgan himself, intrepid as he was, shrank from the awful menace of the mordant words.
"Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
Greece rang with stories of his mordant wit, and every bitter saying became fathered on Diogenes.
"Five Stages of Greek Religion" by Gilbert Murray
The desire for food was not so mordant now.
"The Wilderness Trail" by Frank Williams
He treats social morality with mordant irony from an a-moral standpoint.
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
In any case he has contrived a mordant comment on that memorable and mystic ceremony.
"Pot-Boilers" by Clive Bell
Mordants: Same as No.
"Hand-Loom Weaving" by Mattie Phipps Todd
What stinging mordant memories would always be his if he refused her!
"Anthony Trent, Master Criminal" by Wyndham Martyn
In addition, the pelt has been mordanted with tannin.
"Animal Proteins" by Hugh Garner Bennett
Fortunately the anti-expansionists, while mordant and powerful, could not prevail, and the war measures became law.
"Historic Towns of the Western States" by Various
Weekend at Bernie's: East Texas Murder Mockumentary Makes For Amusingly Mordant Matinee.
In an uncharacteristically mordant disability doc, one thalidomide baby persuades 11 others to take off their clothes.
Of insects, mordants, and more.
Like a mordantly funny variation on "On Golden Pond," Bruce Graham's new play "The Outgoing Tide" wrests a surprising amount of humor from its dark tale of a family.
David Rakoff / Mordantly funny writer.
Sad, funny, and acutely self-conscious, Greenberg is the sort of mordant character study that people imagine were common in the '70s.
Vessel, Mark Fell, and Tod Dockstader's Mordant Music Reissue.
The latest release from this Massachusetts electro-pop band is a mordant breakup song – not that you can tell.
Susan Taylor and Nicole Mordant Reuters.
This mordant corporate drama from Spain (2005) comes across like an episode of The Apprentice scripted by Neil LaBute.
It's how he loves: ardently, recklessly, yet knowingly, with a young man's headlong passion and a mordant wisdom beyond his years.
Randy Newman writes mordant, ironic, concise songs with chromatic twists worthy of George Gershwin and Kurt Weill.
This month's business book picks offer a mordant look at life and labor.