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Definition of 'acrid'


  1. strong and sharp;"the pungent taste of radishes"; "the acrid smell of burning rubber"
       Synonyms: pungent
  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: acerb acerbic acid bitter blistering caustic sulfurous sulphurous venomous virulent vitriolic

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