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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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Kerr's acerbic We Sisters Unlimited, founded by Kerr in 1986, brought more wit and wisdom in song from the traditional My Bonny Lass, to Bear Down, their sea shanty about childbirth.
"The thing about Jen is she's so warm and she's such an innately forgivable person that it just made sense to put her into a character that's kind of acerbic and hard and difficult," he said, as quoted by E Online.
Charlie |Brooker rounds up 2014 in his usual acerbic manner
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the intense sporting rivalry between the two nations has, for decades, been responsible for screaming headlines and acerbic articles.
KNOWN for his acerbic comments against Opposition leaders, Jammu and Kashmir's Higher Education Minister Muhammad Akbar Lone has sparked a controversy with his words yet again.
New York, NY, March 22, 2013 --( Zack Parsons, bestselling author of Liminal States, has released a collection of satirical, acerbic stories in Wages: Future Tales of a Hired Gun, published by Vook.
Another outspoken atheist with acerbic wit, comedian Picky Gervais, has hosted the Golden Globe awards the past three years.
Summary: Private Eye editor and Have I Got News For You panellist Ian Hislop has brought his own acerbic brand of humour to the Leveson Inquiry.
A few days later, Gilbert Harding, a television personality and acerbic wit who looked a little like Glendenning, received a punch in the face from an angry punter.
AS any half-decent comedian will tell you, there is a world of difference between being funny and being acerbic. Yet again, Ian Parri thinks humour is poking fun at the English and tradition.
Summary: TRIPOLI: Libya signaled the end of a diplomatic row with the United States on Wednesday, saying it accepted an apology for acerbic comments made by a US official and wanted to deepen relations in all fields.
The show went into damage control last night, with Cowell - known for his acerbic comments in talent shows in both the UK and US - and a series producer denying that he had heard what Richardson said.
A salute to the declining art of the review, this collection brings together some of Australian criticism's most acerbic commentary on literature, film, music, theatre, architecture and the visual arts.
Love Hurts offers the listener a comic Steve Almond story about a blind date gone right, a brilliant Arthur Miller coming-of-age tale about an adolescent boy who purchases his first puppy and has his first sexual experience on the same day, a touching vignette by Pamela Painter of a woman reading to her dying husband, and a canny, acerbic glimpse of a new Olympic sport as invented by Ron Carlson: dining out with one's ex and pretending not to care.