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Word: acerbity

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


More Vocab Words

::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
::: mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
::: germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
::: domineer - rule over tyrannically
::: carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
::: sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
::: engross - occupy fully; absorb