vitriolated

adjective

vit·​ri·​o·​lat·​ed
ˈvi‧trēəˌlātə̇d
: converted into a vitriol or other sulfate : subjected to the action of sulfuric acid

Word History

Etymology

from past participle of obsolete English vitriolate to convert into or subject to the action of vitriol, from English vitriol entry 1 + -ate

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“Vitriolated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vitriolated. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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