acerbically
adverb see acerbic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • acerbically — acerbic ► ADJECTIVE 1) sharp and forthright. 2) archaic or technical tasting sour or bitter. DERIVATIVES acerbically adverb acerbity noun. ORIGIN from Latin acerbus sour tasting …   English terms dictionary

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  • acerbically — adverb a) sourly; bitterly b) In a sarcastic or cynical manner. See Also: acerb …   Wiktionary

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  • acerbic — acerbically, adv. /euh serr bik/, adj. 1. sour or astringent in taste: Lemon juice is acerbic. 2. harsh or severe, as of temper or expression: acerbic criticism. [1860 65; < L acerb(us) sour, unripe, bitterly harsh + IC, irreg. for OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • acerbic — adjective Date: 1865 acid in temper, mood, or tone < acerbic commentary > < an acerbic reviewer > • acerbically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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