Definitions for acerbateˈæs ərˌbeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embitter, envenom, acerbate(verb)

    cause to be bitter or resentful

    "These injustices embittered her even more"

  2. acerbate(verb)

    make sour or bitter


  1. acerbate(Verb)

    To exasperate; to irritate.

  2. acerbate(Verb)

    To make bitter or sour.

  3. acerbate(Adjective)

    Embittered; having a sour disposition or nature.

  4. Origin: From acerbatus, perfect passive participle of acerbo, from acerbus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acerbate(verb)

    to sour; to imbitter; to irritate

  2. Origin: [L. acerbatus, p. p. of acerbare, fr. acerbus.]

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