So sharp as to cause mental pain
He gave her a scathing look.
May's change of side made him many bitter enemies, and he is the object of scathing condemnation from many of his contemporaries.
She surrendered the canteens to him along with a scathing stare.
He didn't want to try to interpret the look or await her scathing return, not when he needed to find a place for them go to.
These are followed by a scathing sketch of Israel's religious career (xx.