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synonyms for vinegary

  • acerbic
  • bitter
  • brisk
  • harsh
  • hot
  • lively
  • sour
  • vigorous
  • acid
  • active
  • astringent
  • burning
  • tart
  • acrid
  • austere
  • odorous
  • piquant
  • pungent
  • strong-smelling
  • suffocating
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antonyms for vinegary

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  • good
  • inactive
  • kind
  • lethargic
  • mild
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • sweet
  • bland
  • aboveboard
  • benevolent
  • blunt
  • boring
  • calm
  • dull
  • flat
  • forthright
  • frank
  • honest
  • ignorant
  • indefinite
  • indistinct
  • lazy
  • low
  • moderate
  • old-fashioned
  • slow
  • stupid
  • tasteless
  • undefined
  • unintelligent
  • unstylish
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    How to use vinegary in a sentence

    Trouble in Mind'Out of the distinguished and all too neglected archives of great American plays springs Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Alice Childress’s vinegary backstage comedy-drama.
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    Mrs. Biggs had not expected Ruby Ann to call, and her face wore a vinegary expression when she opened the door to her.
    THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
    I am weary of retired colonels with port-stained faces, and vinegary old maids, and unctuous canons.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 1914VARIOUS
    It was astonishing what a sudden change came over her rather vinegary face as she recognized Max.
    CHUMS OF THE CAMP FIRELAWRENCE J. LESLIE
    A vinegary old maid in the future—it would be all her own fault, and that of her mother's ridiculous vanity and indulgence.'
    THE CROOKED STICKROLF BOLDREWOOD
    There was one vinegary old maid to whom he applied who gave me a cold chill.
    STEP LIVELY!GEORGE NIBLO
    Falk clasped a hand, hard as a beetle, and received a vinegary smile.
    THE RED ROOMAUGUST STRINDBERG
    Grandma Ridge was more vinegary than ever these days over the household bills.
    ONE WOMAN'S LIFEROBERT HERRICK
    By the way, I think that the villagers recognised this good lady's vinegary nature.
    WHEN THE WORLD SHOOKH. RIDER HAGGARD
    In fact, Dolores, as red in the face as her costume, was warbling her verses with a vinegary voice.
    BOHEMIANS OF THE LATIN QUARTERHENRY MURGER
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    WORDS RELATED TO VINEGARY

    • acerb
    • acerbic
    • acidulous
    • acrid
    • bitter
    • harsh
    • tangy
    • tart
    • vinegarish
    • vinegary
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