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Definition of acrimonious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of an argument, etc.) angry and full of strong, bitter feelings and words synonym bitter
  2. 2 His parents went through an acrimonious divorce.
acrimoniously adverb
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They argued acrimoniously over custody of the children.
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