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Definition of vitriolic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    vitriolic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌvɪtriˈɑlɪk//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1(of language or comments) full of anger and hatred synonym bitter
  2. 2 The newspaper launched a vitriolic attack on the president.
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