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Synonyms for tart

Synonyms for tart

having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids

a vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety

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The quirky, colorful illustrations and tartly humorous text tell a tale of a thrifty Cardboard King (who collected cardboard instead of taxes) and his lovely Sparkle Queen (who decorated all his cardboard creations with sparkles and glitter).
Deitch once transformed his gallery into a faux ghetto street, a "Disneyesque barrio [that] gave New Yorkers who would never dream of getting off the subway north of 96th Street that delightful frisson of proximity to the underclass," Mac Donald tartly observes.
They have all that in Kislovodsk," he added tartly, referring to the Russian spa resort north of Chechnya where Gullit and his team were based for most of the year instead of still tense Grozny.
Shehata, famous for his knitted eyebrows, said tartly that his young detractors should not mistake him for being an enemy of the Youth Revolution.
As for traditional methods, Eurimages now tartly observes that "besides the costs for a digital master, producers can, if they so wish, include costs for a 35mm copy.
Greg retorts tartly, "That would be good advice if you were someone else.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says that former UN nuclear chief Muhammad ElBaradei was welcome to run for the presidency if he wants, but tartly dismissed any suggestion that he was a national hero.
But Mubarak tartly dismissed any suggestion that he was a national hero.
After I made a guy I was seeing sit through a slide show of first-class cabins on major international carriers, he tartly replied, "I see.
As boss Dave Jones pointed out tartly after the match, he assumed Cardiff had done that last season by reaching the Cup Final and running Portsmouth close at Wembley.
In truth these negotiations have been mostly one way; as he tartly remarks, the ballad revival led not to the revival of the ballad, but to the revival of elite poetry.
tart*ly adverb <"I haven't made up my mind," said Marilla rather tartly.
New York University Professor Nouriel Roubini tartly summarized that the current bailouts amount to "privatizing the gains and profits .
Or as she tartly concludes in Nobody's Home, her new collection of essays, "this book breaks the rules of good behavior, because it bickers.
If it's not quite as tartly scripted or as urgently apocalyptic (after four episodes made available, at least; that looks like it will change) as "Torchwood" and settles for certain narrative conventions that "Torchwood" gleefully eschewed, it's still plenty of fun.