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Word: acerbity

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


More Vocab Words

::: apprehensive - fearful; discerning
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
::: draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
::: carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
::: diaphanous - sheer; transparent
::: anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
::: abolish - cancel; put an end to
::: credo - creed