GRE Word List

ACERBITY

bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)

The meaning of the word acerbity is bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone).

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