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
For the second time this week, President Trump summoned advocates to the White House to try to resolve an acrimonious dispute that pits two Trump allies — Pennsylvania and Texas oil refiners and Iowa corn growers — over federal ethanol mandates.
Following past mass shootings, politicians have often called for a quiet time of mourning in lieu of acrimonious political debates.
The Dolphins and Landry have reportedly been talking about a new contract for several weeks and the talks have seemingly been acrimonious at times.
During the first set of their match Monday night, the two players, who have an acrimonious rivalry, yelled at one another — including challenges to meet outside and fight — until they were separated by the chair umpire.
The Washington Post writes that Corker is mending fences with Donald Trump and his family after an acrimonious break last year.
West Ham fan Lucas Campell cites Payet as his favourite player despite the Frenchman's acrimonious return the the south of France in January 2017, even travelling to the Orange Veladrome to watch his hero play.
The past year has been particularly acrimonious as the North has accelerated its nuclear weapons development and test launches of missiles that are now believed to be able to reach most or all of the United States, South Korea's most important ally.
However, Inter's fans will still be wary of the Calabrian side, considering the acrimonious draw with 18th placed SPAL last weekend.
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