acrimonious

Part of speech: adjective

Bitter; sarcastic; sharp.

Part of speech: adverb

Acrimoniously.

Part of speech: noun

Acrimoniousness.

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Usage examples "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)", 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", 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)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.