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1) acrid. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...See ATTACK, RESPECT. 2. Having a noticeably sharp pungent taste or smell: acerbic, bitter, harsh, sour. See TASTE....

2) acid, acerbic, acidulous, acrid. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...biting and is usually figurative, as in Her acidulous observations spoiled the evening; acrid usually deals with smells, as in Acrid fumes rose from the furnace,...

3) acrid. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Latin cer, sharp (probably modeled on acid). See ak- in Appendix I.aˇcridiˇty (-kridi-t) , acridˇness -NOUNacridˇly -ADVERB...

4) acrid. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...See ACID. 1...

5) 32. Dolor of Autumn. Lawrence, D. H. 1916. Amores
...THE ACRID scents of autumn, Reminiscent of slinking beasts, make me fear Everything, tear-trembling stars of autumn And the snore of the night in my ear. For suddenly,...

6) Horse. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Coarse, acrid or pungent, inferior of its kind, rough. "Hoarse" is the Anglo-Saxon h s. 1...

7) acerbic. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. So sharp as to cause mental pain: acid, acidic, acrid, astringent, biting, caustic, corrosive, cutting, mordacious, mordant, pungent, scathing, sharp, slashing,...

8) bitter. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: bitˇterˇer, bitˇterˇest1. Having or being a taste that is sharp, acrid, and unpleasant. 2. Causing a sharply unpleasant, painful, or stinging sensation;...

9) 7413. Philip Howard. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 7413 AUTHOR: Philip Howard QUOTATION: He brings a gust of acrid provincial air to the ancient office. He is an angry young prophet rather than a smooth courtier....

10) fusel oil. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An acrid, oily, poisonous liquid mixture of amyl alcohols, occurring in incompletely distilled alcoholic liquids and used as a solvent and in the manufacture of explosives...

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