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
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.
Convinced that Trump and his Republican allies are largely to blame for the nation’s acrimonious political discourse, many bridle over any suggestion to the contrary.
The divide over school funding is one of many in a tense, acrimonious special session that Scott called so lawmakers could redo the K-12 budget and also add more money to Scott’s top economic development priorities.
But the acrimonious session came to an abrupt end after Spicer began lambasting reporters for propagating a false report that Trump hasn't used a translation headset during the G-7.
Rumors are circulating here about a new Republican voter identification bill … [and] beyond the voter identification law, almost every aspect of the state’s electoral system is being drawn into this acrimonious political war …
Betts left the band under acrimonious circumstances around 2000 and ended up suing for band mates.
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