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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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::: hoary - white with age
::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
::: stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
::: perturb - disturb greatly
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
::: prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard