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Definition of the adjective acerbate
What does acerbate mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [rare] Embittered; having a sour disposition or nature.
Definition of the verb acerbate
What does acerbate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: acerbated | acerbating | acerbates
- cause to be bitter or resentful
- make sour or bitter
Alternative definition of the verb acerbate
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by Christopher Stevens
Acerbate means to make something sour, ...
The Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)
More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein
by John Oswald
acerbate, v. exacerbate, v. exacerba'tion, n. acer'bity, n. Acerv-us ...
by Eugene Ehrlich
While the madding crowd gets mad with exhausted epithets such as“You rotten pig”and “You dirtybum,”youcan acerbate, deprecate, derogate, and excoriate your nemesis with abattalion of laserprecisepejoratives. You can brand him or hera ...
Critically Revised, and Adapted to the Present State of English Literature. With Dissertations on Pronunciation, Accent, and Othography, Etc. 21st Thousand by P. Austin Nuttall
Acerbate. Aggregative. Ancillary. Aurist.
Acrostic Dictionary (1884)
Containing More Than Thirty Thousand Words with the Initials and Finals Alphabetically Arranged by Philippa M. Pearson
Abrogate Accurse Aspirated Abidance Accusable Assembled Abide Accusative Assessed Abjudicate Accuse Associated Abjure Ace Assured Ablative Acerate Asteroid Ablaze Acerbate Astound Able Acervate Attached Abrogable AOGÈOSO ...
by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions
swallowed enveloping: 9 enclosing, enclosure, inclo- sure, shrouding; 11 envelopment envenom: 4 rile; 6 enrage, madden, poison; 7 incense, inflame; 8 acerbate, embitter, irritate; 9 infuriate; 10 exasperate, set against envenomed: б bitter ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
pillage, plague, plunder, raid, ravage, sack, steal, tease, torment, worry harsh: acerb, acerbate, acrid, acrimonious, astringent, austere, bitter, brazen, brute, caustic, clashing, coarse, crude, cruel, curt, discordant, dissonant, district, drastic, fell, ...
The Reporter's Dictionary (1864)
Based on Phonography by Alexis E. Marshall
R Accusative, ш, и: Ассщшш, ks, t, m Acerbate, b', ...
A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language
ACERBATE, a-serb'-ate, v.a.. to make bitter or sour. ACERBITY, -e-te, s.,a rough sour taste : bitterness. ACEROSE, as'-er-ose, a., ...
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
Acerbate, avser'cate, v. a. To make sonr. Acerbitt, a-serTje-te, ». (a&rbUas, Lat.) A rongh •oar taste ; sharpness of temper ; severity. Aceric, a-serlk, a. Pertaining to the maple. Actric add, an acid which exists in the juice of the maple tree, Acer ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3E1R1B3A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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