« There smites nothing so sharp, nor smelleth so sour as shame. »
- zig noun: A sharp turn or angle in a zigzag course. verb intr.: To make a sharp turn.
- battle-axe noun: 1. A broadax used as a weapon of war. 2. A typically older woman with a reputation for being sharp-tongued, domineering, and aggressive.
- stigma noun: 1. A mark of shame or infamy. 2. A birthmark or scar. 3. An identifying mark of a disease. 4. The tip of the pistil of a flower where pollen is deposited. 5. A mark burned into the skin of a person.
- epigram Definition: (noun) A witty, often paradoxical remark, concisely expressed. Synonyms: quip. Usage: These gentlemen were obliged to be civil in public, yet they cut at each other with epigrams that were as sharp as razors. Discuss