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Word: acerbity

Definition: bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)


More Vocab Words

::: copious - plentiful
::: onerous - burdensome
::: ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
::: conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
::: iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: discrete - separate; unconnected
::: cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress