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  • adj.scathing
  • adj.bitter

synonyms for vitriolic

  • antagonistic
  • biting
  • bitter
  • caustic
  • harsh
  • burning
  • corrosive
  • cutting
  • sharp
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antonyms for vitriolic

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  • agreeable
  • bland
  • calm
  • kind
  • mild
  • nice
  • sweet
  • pleasant
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How to use vitriolic in a sentence

As diners seek a return to normalcy, servers and chefs are bearing the brunt of vitriolic responses to safety measures for the pandemic still in progress
PORTLAND RESTAURANT WORKERS SAY CUSTOMER ATTACKS ARE AT AN ALL-TIME HIGHBROOKE JACKSON-GLIDDENSEPTEMBER 1, 2021EATER
The two groups butted heads at rallies, during school board meetings and in vitriolic social media exchanges.
AFTER ADMISSIONS CHANGES, THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH WILL WELCOME MOST DIVERSE CLASS IN RECENT HISTORY, OFFICIALS SAYHANNAH NATANSONJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She adds that vitriolic comments from some Australians on social media showing no sympathy for other citizens like her stuck in India have been hard to bear.
AFTER AUSTRALIA BANNED ITS CITIZENS IN INDIA FROM COMING HOME, MANY ASK: WHO IS REALLY AUSTRALIAN?AMY GUNIAMAY 19, 2021TIME
While some Americans are experiencing a renewed appreciation for teachers’ crucial role in the fabric of our society, we are also witnessing a vitriolic backlash against teachers’ unions.
TEACHER: WHAT AMERICANS KEEP GETTING WRONG ABOUT OUR UNIONS DURING THE PANDEMICVALERIE STRAUSSFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If Aaron, with tensions so high in Atlanta after receiving so many vitriolic threats, had slugged the teens, reasonable people would have understood why.
BASEBALL LEGEND HANK AARON HAS PASSED AWAY, BUT HIS HOME RUN RECORD REMAINS A LESSON IN COURAGE AND COMMITMENTSEAN GREGORYJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
This kind of air extinguishes a candle, and, like vitriolic acid air, one measure of it saturates two of alkaline air.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
Fluor acid air is procured by dissolving the earthy substance called fluor in vitriolic acid.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
The nitrous acid may be exhibited in the form of air, as well as the vitriolic, the marine, and the fluor acids.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
One measure of this air saturates two of alkaline air, and with it forms the vitriolic ammoniac.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
It is less capable of concentration than the vitriolic or nitrous acids, perhaps from a more intimate union of phlogiston with it.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO VITRIOLIC

  • acerbic
  • biting
  • caustic
  • cutting
  • dry
  • harsh
  • hateful
  • hurtful
  • mordant
  • nasty
  • offensive
  • sarcastic
  • sharp
  • stinging
  • trenchant
  • vitriolic
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