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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
Dictionary of Hard Words (1910)
by Robert Morris Pierce
acerbate adj. (embitterd, severe) a'ss:z- bet, ...
Johnson's Dictionary (1836)
by Samuel Johnson, John Walker
Acerbate, a-seV-bate. v. a, to make bitter or sour. Acerbity, a-seV-be-te> *. a sour taste; severity of temper. Acervate, a-seV-vate. v. a. to heap together. Acervation, as-er-va'-shdn. *. the act of heaping together. [acidity. Acescent, a-seV-sent. a.
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
ACERBATE Trans. Verb. (Latin, acerbare > acerbat- = to make harsh < acerbus ...
by Thomas E. Zurinskas
apparatus ~apurrishin - apparition ~apusttaalik - apostolic ~aputhhee - apathy ~aputthhetik - apathetic ~archwae - archway ~Arqee'aas - Arias ~Arqeeyaas - Arias ~artisin - artisan ~artlis - artless ~as - ass ~asae - assay ~aserbaet - acerbate ...
by Jacques Fomerand
acerbate situations of armed conflict. 30 June: UN-SC reaffirms that acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable and adopts revised rules of the listing process of individuals and entities suspected of terrorism. 12 July: Russian and Chinese ...
by Michael Shally-Jensen
In short, sex-offender registries, rather than protecting society, could actually push an offender closer toward recidivism, because they hamper reentry into society and ex- acerbate the very issues that may have led to the original sex offense ...
by Martin H. Manser
expert acerbate to make bitter acerbating acerbity bitterness acerbities acetate ...
by John Oswald
Acerbate, accrlnty. Acerbui. Acervate. Accrzms. Acescent, nectous, acetose. Ache. Aclms. Acid, acidulte, ucitlulate. Acknowledge. Ac; MOSCOAcme. Acme. Acoustics. Acoua. Acqucst.
The New Spelling Dictionary ... Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged Throughout. To which is Now Added, a Catalogue of Words of Similar Sounds, But of Different Spellings and Significations. By the Rev. W. Crakelt (1784)
by John ENTICK, William CRAKELT
wanting a head, poor, weak Acerb, a, bitter, sharp, tour, ievere Acerbate, v.a. to make four or bitter ...
The rhymers' lexicon (1971)
by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury
courage demurrage discourage encourage herald seraph ' teraph herbal verbal suburban turban urban disturbance durbar acerbate perturbate berber curber disturber perturber superber curbest disturbest perturbest superbest sherbet ...
Abridged ... with the Addition of Walker's Pronunciation ... by Samuel Johnson
Acerbate, a-ser'-bate. ». o. to make bitter or Acerbity, a-ser'-be-te. s. a sour taste; severity of temper. Acervate, a-ser'-vate. r. a. to heap together. Acervation, as-er- vi'-shun. s. the act of heaping together. [acidity. Acescent, a-ses'-sent. a. tending ...
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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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