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  • adj.bitter, sour to taste
  • adj.nasty in behavior or words

synonyms for acrid

  • pungent
  • stinging
  • acid
  • amaroidal
  • astringent
  • biting
  • burning
  • caustic
  • harsh
  • irritating
  • sharp
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antonyms for acrid

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  • complimentary
  • delicious
  • kind
  • nice
  • savory
  • sweet
  • nice
  • complimentary
  • sweet
  • savory
  • delicious
  • kind
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How to use acrid in a sentence

The sun was still low in the sky, obscured by the Pentagon and the enormous billowing clouds of acrid smoke, making it hauntingly dark.
SEPT. 11, 2001: AN ORDINARY WORK DAY, THEN SURREAL SCENES OF DREAD AND DEATHDAVID MARANISSSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Its taste is curiously acrid; and (as might be expected) it is freely used as a tonic, and is very good for the purpose.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Another call followed it, and then a throaty thrilling, and then another short series of acrid and moving calls.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
He was huge of build, with a long grey beard to which adhered stale morsels of food and the acrid scent of strong cigars.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
There was a sound of splintering glass and the acrid smell of smoke.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
If he has an acrid wit he may make us ashamed of our highest enthusiasms.
BY THE CHRISTMAS FIRESAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
And now their acrid fumes were poisoning the clean night-wind from the north.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
In the cold morning air an insidious, acrid smell of damp earth pierced to the brain.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
The earth became cindery and the air bore the acrid smell of old ashes.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
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WORDS RELATED TO ACRID

  • 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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