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English noun: caustic remark

1. caustic remark (communication) witty language used to convey insults or scorn

SamplesHe used sarcasm to upset his opponent.
Irony is wasted on the stupid.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.

Synonymsirony, sarcasm, satire

Broader (hypernym)humor, humour, wit, witticism, wittiness

Attributesarcastic, unsarcastic

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