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Synonyms for acerbic
əˈsɜr bɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acerb, acerbic, astringent(adj)

    sour or bitter in taste

    Synonyms:
    acrid, blistering, astringent, acid, sulphurous, bitter, virulent, caustic, vitriolic, acerb, sulfurous

    Antonyms:
    sweet, pleasant

  2. acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic(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"; "a vitriolic critique"

    Synonyms:
    virulent, blistering, red-hot, vitriolic, hot, blistery, stifling, sulphurous, acidic, acrimonious, caustic, mordant, acidulous, venomous, astringent, sulfurous, acrid, deadly, acid, corrosive, pungent, biting, bitter, sultry, acidulent, acerb, erosive

    Antonyms:
    sweet, pleasant

Wiktionary

  1. acerbic(adjective)

    Sour or bitter.

    Synonyms:
    acerb, acrid

  2. acerbic(adjective)

    Sarcastic or cynical.

    Synonyms:
    scathing, acrid

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