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
He was booed by a section of the fans during a loss to Southampton in the FA Cup last season and was also handed his share of the vitriol whilst the club played Burnley following his nightclub sighting.
Soon, the Facebook pages and Instagram accounts of the Old Saybrook Red Hen were flooded with vitriol.
But here’s another stunner for fans accustomed to vitriol: Moorhead and Luke seem to be getting off to a nice acquaintance.
We Cosby survivors have been sometimes assaulted physically and verbally by strangers, and by die-hard Cosby fans and rape apologists who send me and the other survivors messages that are full of vitriol.
That Miller suffered a probable career-ending left knee dislocation on the play, and the fact the initial touchdown ruling gave the Bears the lead in the third quarter, only added to the vitriol locally.
All social networks contain vitriol and bigotry, but not all social networks are equally associated with these things in the public imagination.
Inertia in the face of this kind of vitriol reinforces the kind of schooling that fostered many presidents’ bigoted views, including Trump’s.
Your opinion plus an address — email or otherwise — is an open invitation for vitriol.
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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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