acrimonious

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  • What made him so acrimonious does not appear; he was by nature no thirster for blood. Cited from Lives of the English Poets: Prior etc.
  • There has never been anything acrimonious and we're still in touch with all of our former colleagues.
  • As the campaign drew to a close, the correspondence became more and more acrimonious.
  • This led to an at times acrimonious debate, between those who accepted these dates, and those who did not.
  • Her brother forced her to give up the newspaper amid an acrimonious quarrel.
  • His parents were involved in a particularly acrimonious divorce in the early 1970s.
  • The trust has become the main subject of the acrimonious divorces of two of his children.
  • The debate on this question continued at intervals for six months and at times became very acrimonious. Cited from From Isolation to Leadership, Revised, by John Holladay Latane
  • According to reports, the acrimonious break-up occurred over a dispute over t-shirts.
  • It is not a matter of such importance that we should differ to the point of becoming acrimonious. Cited from Kindred of the Dust, by Peter B. Kyne
  • Because of their acrimonious split, the manga will probably be drawn by someone else soon.
  • The acrimonious dialogue between the two women shows the disharmony between their two prominent families.
  • "What's that you say?" he repeated, in her own acrimonious tone. Cited from Under the Country Sky, by Grace S. Richmond
  • Their exchange of views gradually grew into a formal and acrimonious debate. Cited from Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II, by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  • JOSEPH not nearly so acrimonious to-night as sometimes. Cited from Punch, Vol. 102, June 4, 1892, Ed. by Francis Burnand
  • Only after a long and acrimonious debate did enough states ratify the instrument to put it into effect. Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • We were frequently acrimonious, I fear, but our small wrangles ended with the evening. Cited from Sight Unseen, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Senna won the title at the final round after a closely fought and, at times, acrimonious battle.
  • Many of these proposals were marked by acrimonious debates between various community interests.
  • The result of the election became the subject of acrimonious dispute. Cited from Messages and Papers of Rutherford B. Hayes, Ed. by James D. Richardson
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