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Acrid

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Adjective

1. acrid, pungent

strong and sharp

Example Sentences:
'the pungent taste of radishes'
'the acrid smell of burning rubber'

2. acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic

harsh or corrosive in tone

Example Sentences:
'an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose'
'a barrage of acid comments'
'her acrid remarks make her many enemies'
'bitter words'
'blistering criticism'
'caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics'
'a sulfurous denunciation'
'a vitriolic critique'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Acrid

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adjective
1. 
unpleasantly pungent or sharp to the smell or taste
2. 
sharp or caustic, esp in speech or nature

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Acrid

see synonyms of acrid
adjective
1. 
sharp, bitter, stinging, or irritating to the taste or smell
2. 
bitter or sarcastic in speech, etc.

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Acrid

see synonyms of acrid
adj.
1. Unpleasantly sharp, pungent, or bitter to the taste or smell. See Synonyms at bitter.
2. Caustic in language or tone: an acrid political campaign.

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