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mordacious

mor·da·cious

mordacious

 
pronunciation:
mor deI shs
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: biting or tending to bite.
definition 2: bitingly humorous; sarcastic.
We were afraid that if we did not laugh, we would become the target of her mordacious satire.mordacious wit
derivations: mordaciously (adv.), mordacity (n.)