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Acrid adj.

Pronunciation: ˈakrəd

Meaning: Originally, acrid referred to anything having a repugnant taste or smell. It has come to be applied to anything that can be said to be angry or bitter.


  • She posted many things with an acrid, near-hysterical shrillness that was very off-putting.
  • Try to calm down a bit, and be less acrid in your demeanor.
  • He is not known for having an acrid personality, and that is why I was so surprised by his response.

Ara Norwood is a multi-faceted and results-oriented professional. Spanning a multiplicity of disciplines including leadership, management, innovation, strategy, service, sales, business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Ara is also a historian, having special expertise on the era of the founding of our republic.
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