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Resulting from or expressive of severe grief, anguish, or disappointment:
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  1. Resulting from or expressive of severe grief, anguish, or disappointment:
  2. Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
  3. Proceeding from or exhibiting strong animosity:
Resulting from or expressive of severe grief, anguish, or disappointment:
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  1. Resulting from or expressive of severe grief, anguish, or disappointment:
  2. Proceeding from or exhibiting strong animosity:
  3. Having or being a taste that is sharp, acrid, and unpleasant.
Sudden and brilliant or dazzling:
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  1. Sudden and brilliant or dazzling:
  2. Strongly affecting the senses of smell and taste:
  3. Fierce or impetuous; violent:
Having the capacity to sting.
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  1. Having the capacity to sting.
Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
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  1. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
  2. Bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
Causing a sharply unpleasant, painful, or stinging sensation; harsh:
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  1. Causing a sharply unpleasant, painful, or stinging sensation; harsh:
  2. Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
  3. Proceeding from or exhibiting strong animosity:
Capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action.
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  1. Capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action.
  2. Designating or of the curved radial surface, or a plane curve in this surface, formed by the reflection or refraction of rays from a curved solid surface
  3. Given to making caustic remarks:
Given to using sarcasm:
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  1. Given to using sarcasm:
  2. Containing sarcasm.
  3. Of, having the nature of, or characterized by sarcasm; sneering, caustic, cutting, etc.
Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
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  1. Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
  2. Sour in taste
  3. Sharp, bitter, or harsh in temper, language, etc.
Too strong to the taste; bitter
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  1. Too strong to the taste; bitter
  2. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
  3. Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids; sharp, tart, or tangy.
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  1. Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids; sharp, tart, or tangy.
  2. Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
  3. Bad-tempered and morose; peevish:
Sharp, bitter, or harsh in temper, language, etc.
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  1. Sharp, bitter, or harsh in temper, language, etc.
  2. Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
  3. Sour or bitter tasting; acid.
Any of a class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with bases and certain metals to form salts. Acids turn blue litmus paper red and have a pH of less than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a sour taste.
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  1. Any of a class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with bases and certain metals to form salts. Acids turn blue litmus paper red and have a pH of less than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a sour taste.
  2. (Geology) Containing a large proportion of silica:
  3. Having the characteristics of an acid.
(Chemistry) Having a pH less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red.
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  1. (Chemistry) Having a pH less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red.
  2. Tending to form an acid.
  3. Acid.
(Medicine) Having the effect of drawing tissue together; styptic.
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  1. (Medicine) Having the effect of drawing tissue together; styptic.
  2. A substance or preparation, such as alum, that draws together or constricts body tissues, resulting in decreased flow of blood or other secretions.
  3. Sharp, caustic, severe.
Cutting; sharp
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  1. Cutting; sharp
  2. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic:
  3. Sarcastic; caustic
Capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action.
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  1. Capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action.
  2. Given to making caustic remarks:
  3. Cutting or sarcastic in utterance; biting
Gradually destructive; steadily harmful:
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  1. Gradually destructive; steadily harmful:
  2. Eating away; having the power of gradually wearing, hanging, or destroying the texture or substance of a body; as the corrosive action of an acid.
  3. Bitingly sarcastic; cutting; acid
Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings of others:
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  1. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings of others:
  2. Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing:
  3. Sharply penetrating; piercing:
Given to biting; biting.
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  1. Given to biting; biting.
  2. Biting, sharp, acrid, or caustic
Acting as a mordant
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  1. Acting as a mordant
  2. Having or showing a sharp or critical quality; biting; caustic; sarcastic; keen; severe.
  3. Biting, cutting, caustic, or sarcastic
Pointed:
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  1. Pointed:
  2. Producing a sharp sensation of taste or smell; acrid
  3. Penetrating, biting, or caustic:
Bitterly denunciatory; harshly critical:
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  1. Bitterly denunciatory; harshly critical:
  2. Harmful or painful; injurious.
  3. Searing; withering; harsh or caustic
Briskly or keenly cold and cutting:
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  1. Briskly or keenly cold and cutting:
  2. Having clear form and detail:
  3. Strongly affecting the senses of smell and taste:
(Informal) Huge
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  1. (Informal) Huge
  2. Severe; merciless; violent
  3. Bitingly critical or satiric:
Having the capacity to sting.
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  1. Having the capacity to sting.
Forceful and clear; penetrating:
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  1. Forceful and clear; penetrating:
  2. (Archaic) Cutting; sharp
  3. Caustic; cutting:
Fierce; cruel; savage; ferocious
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  1. Fierce; cruel; savage; ferocious
  2. Disposed to violence; ferocious or cruel.
  3. Disposed or eager to fight or engage in hostile opposition; belligerent.
(Chemistry): Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous; as, a vitriolic taste.
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  1. (Chemistry): Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous; as, a vitriolic taste.
  2. Extremely biting or caustic; sharp and bitter
  3. Bitterly scathing; caustic: vitriolic criticism
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