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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a caustic or unpleasantly sharp manner

Usage examples (32)
  • "Where were you last night so late?" she said acridly.
  • Here she broke off, to denounce acridly the draughts in the
  • "Is there anything to do besides standing there smirking?" she inquired acridly.
  • The little man's manner was so acridly pleasant, Wintrow could not believe his ears. for more
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