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 for tart
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tart \Tart\, a. [AS. teart. [root]63. Cf. Tear, v. t.]
     1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple.
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     2. Fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart
        language; a tart rebuke.
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              Why art thou tart, my brother?        --Bunyan.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tart \Tart\, n. [OE. tarte, F. tarte; perhaps originally the
     same word as tourte, LL. torta, fr. L. tortus, p. p. of
     torquere to twist, bend, wind, because tarts were originally
     made of a twisted shape. Cf. Torture, n.]
     A species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing
     jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tart
      adj 1: tasting sour like a lemon [syn: lemony, lemonlike,
             sourish, tangy, tart]
      2: harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart
         remark" [syn: sharp, sharp-worded, tart]
      n 1: a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money [syn:
           prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart,
           cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady,
           lady of pleasure, woman of the street]
      2: a small open pie with a fruit filling
      3: a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top
         crust

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  149 Moby Thesaurus words for "tart":
     Danish pastry, French pastry, Jezebel, abusive, acerb, acerbate,
     acerbic, acescent, acetose, acetous, acid, acidic, acidulated,
     acidulent, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, amaroidal, astringent,
     bad woman, baggage, baklava, barbed, bimbo, bitch, biting, bitter,
     bitter as gall, blintz, broad, caustic, chippy, chocolate eclair,
     clitoromaniac, coarse, cocotte, corroding, corrosive, courtesan,
     crab, crabbed, cream puff, crusty, cutting, cynical, double-edged,
     dowdy, doxy, drab, dry, easy lay, easy woman, eclair, edged,
     escharotic, fallen woman, fierce, fille de joie, flan, floozy,
     frail sister, green, grisette, hard, harlot, harridan, harsh,
     hooker, hussy, hysteromaniac, incisive, jade, keen, loose woman,
     mordacious, mordant, nasty, nymph, nymphet, nympho, nymphomaniac,
     pandowdy, pastry, pasty, patisserie, patty, patty-shell,
     penetrating, pickled, pickup, pie, piercing, piquant, poignant,
     prostitute, puff, pungent, quean, quiche, rigorous, rosette, rough,
     sarcastic, sardonic, satirical, scathing, scorching, sec, severe,
     sharp, slut, sour, sour as vinegar, soured, sourish, stabbing,
     stinging, streetwalker, strident, stringent, strudel, strumpet,
     tangy, tartish, testy, timbale, tipsy cake, trenchant, trifle,
     trollop, trull, turnover, unripe, unsweet, unsweetened,
     uteromaniac, vehement, vicious, vinegarish, vinegary, violent,
     virulent, vitriolic, vol-au-vent, wanton, wench, whore, withering,
     working girl
  
  

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