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Synonyms for acerbic

Synonyms for acerbic

having a noticeably sharp pungent taste or smell

having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids

Synonyms for acerbic

sour or bitter in taste

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The voice talent includes Kiefer Sutherland (as the lion Samson), Greg Cipes (as Samson's son, Ryan), Jim Belushi (as Benny, the street smart squirrel), Janeane Garofalo (as Bridget the giraffe), Richard Kind (as Larry, a dim-witted anaconda snake), William Shatner (as Kazar, a wicked wildebeest), and Eddie Izzard (as Nigel, an acerbic koala).
Jackie's acerbic cynicism wears on those around her, whose blinders are fixed solely on celebrating the movie-making machinery's magic.
Mirroring the massively successful TV show, and complete with acerbic judges Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh, this is sing-along time with a Logitech USB mic thrown in.
ACERBIC X-Factor judge Simon Cowell has a soft spot after all - as Footballers' Wives star Laila Rouass has just discovered
Goodness knows how acerbic quiz master Mark Lamarr will respond to her chirpy Yorkshire wit.
Gardner's expert narration is a great match for this novel: it is straightforward and, fitting this novel, a bit acerbic.
Kaye came to fame with his outrageous TV creation Dennis Pennis, who, wearing a school blazer, nerdish specs and a shock of red hair, ridiculed A-list stars at showbiz parties with acerbic put-downs.
Her lyrics are still as angst-ridden and acerbic as ever but her melodies have moved out into the mainstream, losing that dangerous unpredictability that made her such a unique talent.
To appreciate and enjoy the Geschichtsklitterung the reader has to engage with Fischart's acerbic wit, his whimsy, his notions of history and religion, and his ideas of human nature, much of it quite foreign to the contemporary, especially the younger reader who, in a different setting, might be intrigued by Fischart's scatological, grotesque, and, occasionally even gross, sense of humor.
Her parents ship her off to a homosexual rehabilitation camp where--surprise--she discovers she is a lesbian and falls in love with an acerbic fellow camper named Graham (Clea DuVall).
This isn't as unexpected as it might sound: Smith has actually worked as a stand-up comic, though he's best known for his acerbic videos, performances, and installation art.
His bank in Favoriten, a rather poor and dull suburb of Vienna, was one of the funniest, most acerbic, joyous, critical, and amazingly crafted buildings of the early '80s (AR November 1980, p263).
The acerbic Kurt Weill score gave the real clue to the personae of these goddesses - Hartwell's coy flirtation and Wetzstein's pseudo-acrobatics (to "Pirate Jenny") made for bravura theater.
the management consulting firm, has plenty of acerbic criticism for politicians and businessmen on both sides of the Pacific.