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Acrimonious

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Acrimo'nious. adj. Abounding with acrimony; sharp; corrosive.

If gall cannot be rendered acrimonious and bitter of itself, then whatever acrimony or amaritude redounds in it, must be from the admixture of melancholy. Harvey on Consumptions.

Sources: Harvey, Gideon (42)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Acrimonious." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: December 11, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13296.


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