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acrid
used in Moby Dick

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harsh or caustic — physically as when smoke from burning rubber might irritate the throat; or metaphorically as when someone says something that is especially sarcastic
  • For even when coming into slight contact with the outer, vapoury shreds of the jet, which will often happen, your skin will feverishly smart, from the acridness of the thing so touching it.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (18% in)

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