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vitriolic

vit·ri·ol·ic

vitriolic

 
pronunciation:
vI tri a lihk
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: severely harsh and biting, esp. verbally.
The newspaper published a vitriolic attack of the president's new policy.The discussion turned into a vitriolic argument.
synonyms:
acerbic, acrid, astringent, caustic, corrosive, sharp-tongued
similar words:
acid, biting, harsh, sarcastic, scathing, slashing, venomous, vicious, virulent
definition 2: of, from, or resembling vitriol.
similar words:
acerbic, acid, caustic, corrosive, harsh, sharp
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