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barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordacious
adj. capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"
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derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, taunting
adj. abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornful
adj. expressing extreme contempt
acrimonious, bitter
adj. marked by strong resentment or cynicism; "an acrimonious dispute"; "bitter about the divorce"
corrosive
adj. spitefully sarcastic; "corrosive cristism"
poignant
adj. keenly distressing to the mind or feelings; "poignant anxiety"
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ironic, ironical
adj. characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is; "madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker"; "it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely"
saturnine
adj. bitter or scornful; "the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain"- Oscar Wilde
satirical, satiric
adj. exposing human folly to ridicule; "a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"
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nipping
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