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Word: acerbity

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

More Vocab Words

::: amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
::: expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
::: bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
::: maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
::: unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
::: hoary - white with age