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acrid
used in Dracula

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Definition
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
  • There was no need to think them dead, for their stertorous breathing and the acrid smell of laudanum in the room left no doubt as to their condition.
    Chapter 12 (7% in)
  • The decanter of sherry was on the table half full, but there was a queer, acrid smell about.
    Chapter 11 (97% in)
  • It was not alone that it was composed of all the ills of mortality and with the pungent, acrid smell of blood, but it seemed as though corruption had become itself corrupt.
    Chapter 19 (26% in)

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