ACRIMONIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACRIMONIOUS
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 a.  bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
Classic Sentence:
1  The mockingbirds and the jays, engaged in their old feud for possession of the magnolia tree beneath her window, were bickering, the jays strident, acrimonious, the mockers sweet voiced and plaintive.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  She missed the sounds of quarreling voices that were always heard at Tara when Ellen's back was turned, Mammy quarreling with Pork, Rosa and Teena bickering, her own acrimonious arguments with Suellen, Gerald's bawling threats.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  Whether he kept a watch over himself, or whether by accident he did not sound the acrimonious chords that in other circumstances had been touched, he was to-night like everybody else.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
4  "I don't like to have people put on airs like that," muttered Favourite, with a good deal of acrimony.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  The candidate attacked his opponent in highly acrimonious terms.
2  Their marriage ended eight years ago in an acrimonious divorce.
3  The latest members of the world's most exclusive club, the Nobel laureates, will be announced this week, in a year with more than usual certainty that amid the smiles and champagne will be acrimony and regret.
4  Whether that will mean more or less acrimony between Quebec and the federal government remains to be seen.