What does the word acrimonious mean?

Usage examples for acrimonious

  1. He lived to be known as one of the most acrimonious and pertinacious enemies of the House of Stuart and of the Tory party. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. The tone of this long- drawn- out controversy, especially in the press, was distinctly acrimonious. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  3. The ruling passion of the brother- in- law was a stern and acrimonious party spirit. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
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