mordant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mordant
more +daant = more teeth, so biting
......MOR..(MORE means jayada )+DANT?(DANNT)...in our child hood when playing with our frnds we use to STING OR BITE THEM WHENEVER WE GOT ANGRY ON THEM BECOZ OF THAT hame kabhi (more)daant bhi milti thi mummy papa se...
Mortal + Ant biting, stinging
you start "more denting" i.e mordant your car before you give it a new paint.