acrimonious

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  • The following two years were the most acrimonious in the club's history.
  • This highly acrimonious division has cut across family lines and remains a serious matter almost two decades later.
  • Their relationship grew acrimonious on the tour to the point that they refused to talk to one another.
  • The subject of their separate meals had never been mentioned since their first acrimonious morning. Cited from Birthright, by T.S. Stribling
  • There had been active and even acrimonious opposition, but who could compete with him? Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII, by John Lord
  • Another modern use of classical language however, is the subject of often acrimonious debate.
  • Personal differences and a fight over a woman bought an acrimonious end to their business agreement.
  • However, the following year, she left the group in acrimonious circumstances.
  • During those minutes a somewhat acrimonious discussion broke out in the dining-room. Cited from The Postmaster's Daughter, by Louis Tracy
  • It was not an easy thing to bring out, and while he turned it over the difficulty made him acrimonious. Cited from Washington Square, by Henry James
  • Their bid to gain control, part of a long and acrimonious fight, failed.
  • I thought of my victory over the acrimonious photographer at the railroad station. Cited from The Rise of David Levinsky, by Abraham Cahan
  • His parents split up when he was a small boy, and the separation was acrimonious.
  • Ten years after their marriage, the couple is involved in an acrimonious and very public quarrel.
  • The brothers were now in competition and their relations became increasingly acrimonious.
  • There had been a strong and acrimonious controversy over the route which the road should take into and through the village. Cited from David Harum, by Edward Noyes Westcott
  • Once the battle was joined it was sure to be acrimonious because of the self-consciousness of each side. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • Even then there had already been one or two rather acrimonious disputes between my paper and his on points of fact. Cited from Potterism, A Tragi-Farcical Tract, by Rose Macaulay
  • Even his most acrimonious enemies feared him at least as much as they hated him. Cited from History of England, James II V. 3, Macaulay
  • Even he had never written anything which had attracted so wide admiring and acrimonious attention. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
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