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acrimony
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
anger—often accompanied by bitterness
  • Faultfinding being a proverbially bad hat Mr Bloom thought well to stir or try to the clotted sugar from the bottom and reflected with something approaching acrimony on the Coffee Palace and its temperance (and lucrative) work.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (41% in)
acrimony = anger and bitterness
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