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What does "Acrid" mean?


(a.) Causing heat and irritation; corrosive; as, acrid secretions (a.) Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper, mind, writing (a.) Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts

Synonyms bitter, acerbic, pungent, acid, caustic, virulent, vitriolic, blistering, unpleasant, venomous, acerb, sulfurous, sulphurous

Example: "The acrid smell of burning rubber" Example: "Her acrid remarks make her many enemies"

Word Family acridly, acridness