asperity

[ uh-sper-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF asperity

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASPERITY

"I've not the slightest doubt of that," returned the old lady with asperity.

"Quite unnecessary, Smithson," Gilder returned, with asperity.

"It wasn't very polite," said Mrs. Bartlett with some asperity.

"You will if you wait," advised Farrell, a tinge of asperity in his tone.

From this Claude went on to remark with asperity that Murillo painted like an ignoramus.

I tried to express my grief and sympathy, but he cut me short with some asperity.

“No doubt he thought she was worth it,” said Tresler, with some asperity.

"She will be guided by us in this," the Bishop rejoined with asperity.

"I shall want a horse presently," he said with some asperity to the old man.

"That is an agent's view of the matter," said Bramleigh, with asperity.

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