acrimoniously

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Etymology[edit]

acrimonious +‎ -ly

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acrimoniously (comparative more acrimoniously, superlative most acrimoniously)

  1. In an acrimonious manner; with acrimony.
    • 1907, Barbara Baynton, Sally Krimmer; Alan Lawson, editors, Human Toll (Portable Australian Authors: Barbara Baynton), St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, published 1980, page 170:
      Mr. Civil was acrimoniously disputing the orthodoxy of this visiting brother's intention to sing this from the pulpit at the close of the evening sermon.

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