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Definition of 'acerb'

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  1. sour or bitter in taste
       Synonyms: acerbic astringent
  2. harsh or corrosive in tone; "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"
       Synonyms: acerbic acid acrid bitter blistering caustic sulfurous sulphurous venomous virulent vitriolic

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