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more wounding

adjective as in barbed

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She suffered from an old laceration of the heart, the more wounding in that, for pride's sake, she must ever deny it expression.

Could anything be more wounding to the vanity which made her treasure the idea of broken-hearted grief?

Only, as the words grew more bitter and more wounding, her lips grew white, her hands were locked more tightly together.

And the only answer was one still more wounding to his self-love.

Peculiarly enough the howitzer shells did much more wounding than killing.

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On this page you'll find 183 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to more wounding, such as: acid, astringent, caustic, cutting, dry, and sharp.

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