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See definition of acidulous on Dictionary.com
  • adj.bitter, sour
  • adj.bitter in speech

synonyms for acidulous

  • acerb
  • acerbic
  • acetose
  • dry
  • piquant
  • sharp
  • tart
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antonyms for acidulous

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  • kind
  • nice
  • sugary
  • sweet
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How to use acidulous in a sentence

There was an acidulous resentment in the tone of her answer that indicated that she wanted her husband to send me away.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
Manufacturers of sugar should be, therefore, particularly watchful against every acidulous taint or impregnation.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
The alternately rich and acidulous color is faded; an icy green predominates.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
The pulp between the nuts is the part eaten, and it is of a pleasant juicy nature, having a sweet acidulous taste.
MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICADAVID LIVINGSTONE
They may be divided into thermal or warm acidulous waters, and cold acidulous waters.
MEMORANDA ON TOURS, TOURAINE AND CENTRAL FRANCE.J. H. HOLDSWORTH
One sort bears in rich profusion a number of brilliant scarlet, highly perfumed, and acidulous fruits.
THE WESTERN WORLDW.H.G. KINGSTON
The fruits and plants they live upon chiefly are acidulous in taste, and some of them are bitter.
GORILLAS & CHIMPANZEESR. L. GARNER
The berberis produces a berry of acidulous taste, that promised to be useful to us.
NARRATIVE OF THE SURVEYING VOYAGES OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS ADVENTURE AND BEAGLE, BETWEEN THE YEARS 1826 AND 1836ROBERT FITZROY
Oar native currants are strongly acidulous, like the cranberry, and make an excellent preserve when mixed with the raspberry.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION.VARIOUS
The soul is to be made sweet not by taking the acidulous fluids out, but by putting something in—a great love, God's great love.
CHARACTER AND CONDUCTVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACIDULOUS

  • acerbic
  • acetous
  • acid
  • acidulous
  • acrid
  • bitter
  • harsh
  • sharp
  • tangy
  • tart
  • acerbic
  • acidulous
  • acrid
  • anti-alkaline
  • biting
  • corroding
  • disintegrative
  • dissolvent
  • eating away
  • eroding
  • erosive
  • oxidizing
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