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Acrid vs. Scrid

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Acridadjective

Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste.

‘Sodium polyacrylate is an acrid salt.’;

Scridnoun

A screed; a shred; a fragment.

Acridadjective

Causing heat and irritation.

‘The bombardier beetle sprays acrid secretions to defend itself.’;

Scridnoun

A screed; a shred; a fragment.

Acridadjective

(figurative) Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating.

‘That man has an acrid temper.’;

Acridadjective

Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts.

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Acridadjective

Causing heat and irritation; corrosive; as, acrid secretions.

Acridadjective

Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper, mind, writing.

Acridadjective

strong and sharp;

‘the acrid smell of burning rubber’;

Acridadjective

harsh or corrosive in tone;

‘an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose’; ‘a barrage of acid comments’; ‘her acrid remarks make her many enemies’; ‘bitter words’; ‘blistering criticism’; ‘caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics’; ‘a sulfurous denunciation’;

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