Acrid ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Acrid ( adjective )

  1. Having a strong, sharp smell or taste that is unpleasant.
  2. Having a sharp, bitter quality or taste.

Origin:

Middle english, from latin acer, acris sharp, pungent, from acer, acris sharp.

Examples:

  1. The acrid smoke from the fire made it hard to breathe.
  2. The acrid smell of burning rubber filled the air.
  3. The acrid taste of the medicine made it difficult to swallow.
  4. The acrid fumes from the chemicals made his eyes water.
  5. The acrid smell of rotting vegetables was overwhelming.

(As a noun)

Acrid ( noun )

  1. Having a strong, sharp smell or taste that is unpleasant.
  2. Having a sharp, bitter quality or taste.

Origin:

Middle english, from latin acer, acris sharp, pungent, from acer, acris sharp.

Examples:

  1. The acrid smoke from the fire made it hard to breathe.
  2. The acrid smell of burning rubber filled the air.
  3. The acrid taste of the medicine made it difficult to swallow.
  4. The acrid fumes from the chemicals made his eyes water.
  5. The acrid smell of rotting vegetables was overwhelming.
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