Sentence Examples


  • The salt is used as a mordant in dyeing and calico-printing.
  • He joined the Extreme Left, and his energy and mordant eloquence speedily made him the leader of the Radical section.
  • By addition of weak alkali, application of heat, &c., and by using some substance which acts as a mordant and tends to fix the stain to the bacteria.
  • In Bonghis mordant phrase, the foreign policy of Italy during this period may be said to have been characterized by enormous intellectual impotence counterbalanced by equal moral feebleness.
  • The reversion to the Roman communion of his old friend Crotus led to his mordant Responsio amici (1532, anon.) to the Apologia (1531) of Crotus.