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TOEFL vocabulary: acrimonious

Definition of acrimonious (adjective) - sharp or harsh in language or temper; rancorous; bitter; caustic

Example sentences with this word:
  • The dispute between Abbey and Lloyds appeared increasingly acrimonious yesterday.
  • Mr Kinnock also sprang a surprise by restoring Ms Clare Short to the front bench less than a year after she resigned as spokeswoman on Employment in an acrimonious row with Mr Kinnock over the party's stance on the Prevention of Terrorism Act.

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