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Definitionharsh or caustic — physically as when smoke from burning rubber might irritate the throat; or metaphorically as when someone says something that is especially sarcastic
- She possessed affections, too, though hitherto acrid and disagreeable, as are the richest flavours of unripe fruit.Chapter 15 -- Hester and Pearl (75% in)
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