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Word: acerbity

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


More Vocab Words

::: spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
::: impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
::: natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
::: imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
::: rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)