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acrimony
used in Jane Eyre

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anger—often accompanied by bitterness
  • Too often she betrayed this, by the undue vent she gave to a spiteful antipathy she had conceived against little Adele: pushing her away with some contumelious epithet if she happened to approach her; sometimes ordering her from the room, and always treating her with coldness and acrimony.
    Chapter 18 (33% in)
acrimony = anger and bitterness
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