[ verb as-er-beyt; adjective uh-sur-bit ]
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACERBATE
Lady Laura had triumphed; but she had no desire to acerbate her husband by any unpalatable allusion to her victory.
The poor girl had not spirit sufficient to upbraid her friend; nor did it suit her now to acerbate an enemy.
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