Acrimonious : Synonyms and Antonyms





Acrimonious


( Adjective )


In this
acrimonious political situation, we could not remain peace and calm.

Synonyms:

1. Acerbic

2. Astringent

3. Biting

4. Caustic

5. Censorious

6. Churlish

7. Cutting

8. Irascible

9. Mordacious

10. Peevish

11. Petulant

12. Pungent

13. Rancorous

14. Sarcastic

15. Severe

16. Sharp

17. Spiteful

18. Tart

19. Trenchant

20. Vitriolic

Contextual Examples:

She was uncharacteristically
acerbic in her response.

It seems
churlish to refuse such a generous offer.

He tore up the letter in a fit of
petulance.

People who did not like him said he was very
sarcastic.

He is just being
spiteful.

The stewed apple needs a bit more sugar. It is still a bit
tart.



Antonyms:

1. Affable

2. Benign

3. Forgiving

4. Good-tempered

5. Kind

Contextual Examples:

He found her parents very
affable.

She is
benign by nature.

Mt parents are very
kind and forgiving.


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