strong and sharp;"the pungent taste of radishes"
"the acrid smell of burning rubber"
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"
Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent.
Sodium polyacrylate is an acrid salt.
Causing heat and irritation; corrosive
The bombardier beetle sprays acrid secretions to defend themselves.
Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating
That man has an acrid temper.
Origin: From acris, from acer; probably assimilated in form to acid. Cf. eager.
sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts
causing heat and irritation; corrosive; as, acrid secretions
caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper, mind, writing
Origin: [L. acer sharp; prob. assimilated in form to acid. See Eager.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ak′rid, adj. biting to the taste: pungent: bitter.—ns. Acrid′ity, Ac′ridness, quality of being acrid: a sharp, bitter taste. [L. acer, acris, sharp—root ak, sharp.]
cardi, daric, Dirac, R acid
The numerical value of acrid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of acrid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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