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Word: acerbity

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


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::: brochure - pamphlet
::: static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
::: hovel - shack; small wretched house
::: converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
::: underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
::: remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
::: demerit - fault; bad quality
::: misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend