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
Many may also remember the somewhat acrimonious way in which the 24-year-old left the club for Bournemouth however, with his former employers accusing him of forcing a move to a Premier League team.
The fund has been bleeding assets since April 2013, as concerns about rising interest rates and the acrimonious exit of longtime manager Bill Gross fueled redemptions.
The union also called out the acrimonious relationship between Roberts and Foote.
Phelps is not the first ex-Strategy Group employee to run into legal trouble after an acrimonious departure from the firm.
On Unsung, Ruffhouse label co-owner Charles Schwartz, along with other Fugee members, blamed the group’s eventual breakup on their acrimonious relationship that emerged from the affair.
LONDON—European deal making is set to march on in the second half of the year despite Britain’s latest election surprise and early signs of an acrimonious breakup with the European Union, some investment bankers say.
And just as the removal of images of Lenin and Stalin rubbed nerves across the former Soviet Socialist Republics, the effacing of statutes in the United States has become an acrimonious debate.
At issue is a program authorized by Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act, a 2008 law that Congress approved after years of acrimonious debate about foreign intelligence collection on U.S. soil without individualized warrants.
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