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Word: vitriolic

Definition: causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass


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::: iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
::: pecuniary - pertaining to money
::: kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
::: clasp - hold firmly within arms
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
::: winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
::: bicker - quarrel
::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate