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acridity


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acridity  \A*crid"i*ty\,  Acridness  \Ac"rid*ness\n. 
  The  quality  of  being  acrid  or  pungent;  irritant  bitterness; 
  acrimony;  as  the  acridity  of  a  plant,  of  a  speech. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acridity 
  n  1:  having  an  acrid  smell  [syn:  {pungency}] 
  2:  extreme  bitterness:  "the  acridity  of  alkali"  [syn:  {acridness}] 




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