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Overview of adj vitriolic

The adj vitriolic has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic

(harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"; "a vitriolic critique")

2. caustic, corrosive, erosive, vitriolic, mordant

(of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action)

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