vitriolic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. French vitriolique.

Adjective[edit]

vitriolic (comparative more vitriolic, superlative most vitriolic)

  1. of, derived from, or similar to a vitriol
  2. bitterly scathing; caustic: vitriolic criticism
  3. (chemistry): Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous; as, a vitriolic taste.

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