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1. Causing a stinging sensation; nipping: biting cold.
2. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic: "Biting remarks revealed her attitude of contempt" (D.H. Lawrence).
3. Of or relating to an animal or animals, especially an insect, capable of biting.

bit′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.bitingly - extremely and sharplybitingly - extremely and sharply; "it was bitterly cold"; "bitter cold"
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[ˈbaɪtɪŋlɪ] adv (speak) → in modo pungente, in modo caustico
a bitingly cold wind → un vento freddo e pungente
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It was a very dubious-looking, nay, a very dark and dismal night, bitingly cold and cheerless.
"Oh, la!" replied the oak bitingly, "how deliciously cosy it is to stand here buttoned to the neck and watch you poor naked creatures shivering!"
"You never will learn how to manage good stock," Martin criticized bitingly.
"It was of no consequence then that I had told you imperative reasons of another kind; of no consequence that I had come to a different conclusion, and given an order accordingly?" said Lydgate, bitingly, the thunder and lightning gathering about his brow and eyes.
Summary: The actress is set to make a 'twisted, dark and bitingly funny' movie
FORK -- winter will be mild, SPOON -- there will be a lot of snow, KNIFE -- winter will be bitingly cold and "cut like a knife".
President Donald Trump declared Friday the Department of Justice should try to identify the writer of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece.
The series is bitingly funny but if you're easily offended by swearing then it might be wise to give it a swerve.
This five-decade spanning, two-disc set combines airy sunkissed classics (Marrakesh Express, Teach Your Children) and still bitingly relevant political invective (Military Madness and Immigration Man), along with a special treat - a selection of Nash's demos.
Both teams made their way onto the Dumfries courts with a bitingly cold easterly wind cutting through the venue.
'The play is nothing short of an enigma; a pendulum of emotions; from street smart wise cracks to bitingly relevant social and political commentary to a collective lump forming up in the audience throats.
DARK RIVER (15) HHHH H A TORRENT of family grievances cascades across the Yorkshire Dales in this bitingly real rural drama.