Examples of vitriol in a Sentence
His speech was full of political vitriol.
a film critic noted for the vitriol and sometimes outright cruelty of his pronouncements
Recent Examples of vitriol from the Web
Most simply voiced support for Obama’s policy, but some spat racist vitriol at Pai, who is a child of Indian immigrants, or even threatened his life.
But that was nothing compared to the vitriol coming from some other Iranian leaders.
The job of taking this vitriol—and offering measured responses—falls to the social-media team behind @MTA and @NYCTSubway.
That vitriol politicized the idea of day care, poisoning the debate for decades.
His vitriol often bounces back at himself - a boomerang full of self-deprecation.
The Croatian centre back gave an awful account of himself during the Reds' 2-1 loss to Manchester United on Saturday and was the target of plenty vitriol following his performance.
Last month, Newsweek reported that, despite his vitriol against Jews, Auernheimer is in fact of Jewish descent.
Much of that negativity was outright racist vitriol aimed at Chu’s Asian-American identity.
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Origin and Etymology of vitriol
VITRIOL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vitriol for English Language Learners
: harsh and angry words
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