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acrid
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Jane Eyre
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  • Georgiana, who had a spoiled temper, a very acrid spite, a captious and insolent carriage, was universally indulged.
  • Mr. Rochester then turned to the spectators: he looked at them with a smile both acrid and desolate.
  • True, generous feeling is made small account of by some, but here were two natures rendered, the one intolerably acrid, the other despicably savourless for the want of it.

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  • We were chased from the room by the acrid smoke.
  • The acrid smell of tear gas still lingered.

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