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
Chen, Cui, and Su are all prestigious CAS academicians, adding spice to the acrimonious exchange, which is just the latest skirmish in an ongoing battle.
And yet this call turned out to be far more acrimonious than the one with Peña Nieto.
The Jan. 28 call with Turnbull became particularly acrimonious.
An acrimonious session of Jordan’s parliament was cut short Tuesday after lawmakers walked out in protest of the government’s handling of the shooting.
An acrimonious session of Jordan’s parliament was cut short Tuesday after lawmakers walked out in protest over the government’s handling of the shooting.
Sinderbrand, 61, has an acrimonious history with Wells Fargo.
But the potential for acrimonious disputes, not least over money, is particularly high in private equity.
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.
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Synonymsacrid, bitter, embittered, hard, rancorous, resentful, sore
Related Wordsdisaffected, discontented, disgruntled, malcontent; contemptuous, cynical, disdainful, misanthropic, scornful; angry, cruel, harsh, irritated, mad, rough, savage, vehement, vicious, virulent, vitriolic; acid, caustic, cutting, mordant, sarcastic, trenchant; knock-down, drag-out (or knock-down-and-drag-out)
Near Antonymscaring, forgiving, gentle, kind, kindhearted, loving, sweet, sympathetic, tender, warm, warmhearted
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