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Vitriolic

Vitriolic Meaning & Definition
Vitriolic Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Vitriolic?

[adj] of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
[adj] harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Vitriolic: acerb | acerbic | acid | acrid | bitter | blistering | caustic | corrosive | destructive | erosive | sulfurous | sulphurous | unpleasant | venomous | virulent

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Vitriolic In Webster's Dictionary

\Vit`ri*ol"ic\, a. [Cf. F. vitriolique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous; as, a vitriolic taste. Cf. {Vitriol}. {Vitriolic acid} (Old Chem.), (a) sulphuric acid. See {Vitriol} (b) . [Colloq.]

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