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acidity
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  • I was planning on assessing the acidity of the soil in my garden for the rest of the week.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • ") Jeannie was biddable and unassuming; she lacked Amanda’s acidity.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • The mere thought of adding acidity to my stomach stirred more nausea.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • The trees were carnivorous too, but at a much lower level of acidity, safe enough to stay in for the night while the rest of the island seethed.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi

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  • He noticed Gibbon’s acidity, but not his tolerance, Othello’s love for the fair Desdemona, but not Iago’s perverted love of Othello.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • Blood chemistries, pH, acidity and alkalinity, the whole thing.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • He warned Miss Pole of her stomach-acidity, he called it—and he may have meant to be kind.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • Colonel Aureliano Buendia released a sonorous belch which brought back the acidity of the soup to his palate and which was like a command from his organism to throw his blanket over his shoulders and go to the toilet.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • The acidity of the juices made the meat tender and gave it extra flavor.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • The acidity immediately made his eyes feel as if someone was touching them with a hot poker.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game

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  • The Vicar answered with some acidity, and Mr. Graves replied in a tone which the widower thought too authoritative for the occasion.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • We feel the influence of fear in it; just as we constantly feel an acidity which is the result of oppression, a buried suffering smouldering beneath her passion, a rancour which contracts those books, splendid as they are, with a spasm of pain.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One’s Own
  • "Very likely," says the doctor: "I have known people eat in a fever; and it is very easily accounted for; because the acidity occasioned by the febrile matter may stimulate the nerves of the diaphragm, and thereby occasion a craving which will not be easily distinguishable from a natural appetite; but the aliment will not be concreted, nor assimilated into chyle, and so will corrode the vascular orifices, and thus will aggravate the febrific symptoms.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • On the display screen, he saw what he wanted: growth of Andromeda as a function of pH, of acidity-alkalinity.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • The results were quite clear: ACIDITY OF MEDIUM AS LOG H - ION CONCENTRATION CORRECTED FOR SKEW MEANS, MODES, S.D. FOUND IN CORREL/PRINT MM-76 CALL COORDINATES O.Y.88.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
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