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acerbic
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
clever or funny, but also harsh or cruel
  • Terry was rough, he was surly, he was colloquial, he despised many fine and gracious things, he offended many fine and gracious people, but these acerbities made up the haircloth robe wherewith he defended a devotion to such holy work as no cowled monk ever knew.
    Chapter 39 (28% in)

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