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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The fruit remains acerb and hard; the tree declines to be "ameliorated" for the good of mankind.
She denied that stenographers could ever form a union, but she could not answer his acerb, “Why not?”
THE JOBSINCLAIR LEWIS
Thereupon followed a soft discussion that was as near being acerb as nails are near velvet paws.
VITTORIA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH

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