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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Slightly biting or caustic.

Usage examples (31)
  • The brandy was a bit acidulous.
  • Adjective : his acidulous criticism of the book
  • Whereas the other bloodless, acidulous couple from the
  • The plant called sorrel is valued for its acidulous taste. for more
Tutoring comment
  • An "acidulous" liquid is caustic or acidic. To describe someone as hardworking and intelligent, it's best to use the word "assiduous."
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