acerb

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Latin acerbus, from acer sharp: compare French acerbe. See acrid

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acerb (comparative acerber or more acerb, superlative acerbest or most acerb)

  1. Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit.
  2. Sharp and harsh in expressing oneself.

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