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acrimonious


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acrimonious  \Ac"ri*mo"ni*ous\,  a.  [Cf.  LL  acrimonious,  F. 
  acrimonieux.] 
  1.  Acrid;  corrosive;  as  acrimonious  gall.  [Archaic] 
  --Harvey. 
 
  2.  Caustic;  bitter-tempered'  sarcastic;  as  acrimonious 
  dispute,  language,  temper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acrimonious 
  adj  :  marked  by  strong  resentment  or  cynicism;  "an  acrimonious 
  dispute";  "bitter  about  the  divorce"  [syn:  {bitter}] 




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