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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Vitriolic (0.00863 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Vitriolic.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: vitriolic vitriolic adj 1: harsh or corrosive in tone; “an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose”; “a barrage of acid comments”; “her acrid remarks make her many enemies”; “bitter words”; “blistering criticism”; “caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics”; “a sulfurous denunciation” [syn: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, venomous, virulent] 2: of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action [syn: caustic, corrosive, erosive]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Vitriolic Vitriolic \Vit`ri*ol"ic\, a. [Cf. F. vitriolique.] 1. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous; as, a vitriolic taste. Cf. Vitriol. [1913 Webster] 2. Biting, bitter or caustic; having or expressing strong and unpleasantly negative feelings; -- of speech or feelings; the vitriolic denunciations of opponents by partisan columnists. [PJC] Vitriolic acid (Old Chem.), (a) sulphuric acid. See Vitriol (b) . [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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