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Word: acrimonious

Definition: stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior


Sentences Containing 'acrimonious'

Whether he kept a watch over himself, or whether by accident he did not sound the acrimonious chords that in other circumstances had been touched, he was to night like everybody else.

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