Examples of acrimonious in a Sentence
- Each man came out of their acrimonious 200-meter showdown on July 23 with an injured hamstring and a decidedly negative vibe. —Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated, 11 Sept. 2000
- My May 19, 1967, memorandum to the president unleashed a storm of controversy. … It led to tense and acrimonious Senate hearings that pitted me against the Joint Chiefs of Staff and generated rumors they intended to resign en masse. —Robert McNamara, In Retrospect, 1995
- But considering the momentousness of the issue, the original Darwinian debate was far less acrimonious than might have been expected … —Gertrude Himmelfarb, American Scholar, Autumn 1981
- We could tell, however, when debate became more acrimonious than professional, but this was from watching lawyers other than our father. —Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, 1960
He went through an acrimonious divorce.
an acrimonious parting between the two former friends
Recent Examples of acrimonious from the Web
In 2015, the Mount Prospect Park District fired Wilder as director of the village’s Community Band after claims of acrimonious encounters with park officials.
Cosby’s conviction concludes an acrimonious case that played out in the courtroom and in the press.
Kimmel and Hannity declared a cease-fire Tuesday over their feud that descended over several days into an acrimonious back and forth about their political views.
And this isn’t just Facebook’s fault: The first election where one candidate used Twitter like a Twitter user was also one of the most acrimonious in decades.
The North Carolina rematch between Rep. Robert Pittenger and Mark Harris has become one of the most acrimonious in the country.
Today, there are significant and often acrimonious divisions between Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox Jews; between Zionist and anti-Zionist Jews; between secular, assimilated Jews and haredim, the ultra-Orthodox who reject modernity entirely.
This is the most physical, intense and acrimonious playoff series in Heat history.
The 44-year-old endured a tumultuous time at the Westfalenstadion, winning the 2016-17 German Cup but leaving in acrimonious fashion just weeks later after falling out with the hierarchy.
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