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
Internal strife within her coalition has become so acrimonious that could bring down her government, but Merkel told parliament the implications were even broader.
Amid increasingly acrimonious budget negotiations, Mr. Murphy took his tax-centric budget pitch on the road Tuesday and wrapped it around a chronic concern in New Jersey: public transit.
That relationship ended with an acrimonious business divorce in 2014, when Gross decamped for Janus Capital Group (now Janus Henderson Investors).
Trump’s effusive praise and warm smiles provided a notable contrast to the weekend’s acrimonious G-7 summit where he was pictured sitting with folded arms opposite Angela Merkel.
The dispute grew so acrimonious that longtime Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op member Rhonda Rumrey sued her own store on June 1 and asked for an emergency injunction to suspend the election.
The rest of us better hope that Trump and Kim don’t instead repeat Eisenhower’s acrimonious summit with Khrushchev, once again risking conflict between two nuclear powers.
For Trump, Monday was a brief intermission between the tumult of an acrimonious Group of 7 meeting in Canada over the weekend and the looming spectacle of his encounter with Kim.
The weekend’s acrimonious Group of Seven summit felt like a watershed moment for trans-Atlantic relations for some senior European officials in attendance.
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