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22 examples:

This stew tastes acrid.

It can burn your eyes and it can leave an acrid taste in your mouth.
(CNN - World News, )

The air in the dark, dingy room is thick with the acrid smell of rubber.
(Fox News - World, )

Around him, dozens of people sat around fires that filled the air with acrid smoke.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Acrid black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian Consulate in San Francisco on Friday.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

But today the abnormally acrid stench and large swarms of flies testified to the sewage stagnating in its lagoons.
(The Independent - World News, )

Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ancient steppe, and its acrid stench travels dozens of miles away.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Through the acrid fog a serving-demon glides over to the throne and quakingly proffers a message on a tray to the Dark Lord of the Underworld.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A conservation scientist has described an acrid haze choking parts of South-east Asia as one of the worst ever man-made environmental disasters.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

An oil tanker is sinking off the Japanese coast after a large explosion and subsequent fire that sent towering columns of acrid smoke into the sky.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Acrid fog has settled onto New Delhi, covering the city in a toxic combination of vehicle emissions and smoke from burning crops in neighboring states.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The military aircraft went up in flames after coming down at about 3.30pm as it was flying over Weston Hills, near Spalding - with locals describing a 'horrible acrid smell'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Efforts to combat the acrid odor of swine manure have increased as farms get bigger and suburbs creep closer, but some of the research has been criticized as pork-barrel spending.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

As residents in Metro Vancouver cringed at the smell of smoke and ash across the city, Kristy Waters was much closer to the acrid haze and a darkened sky that some compared to an eclipse.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Even now, nine months later, it’s too dangerous to venture beyond a single acrid room here at Clandon Park, in London, following a fire last April which destroyed 95 per cent of the building.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A thick, acrid smog has settled over the capital over the past week, a combination of smoke from burning crops in surrounding agricultural states, fireworks on the Hindu festival of Diwali, dust and vehicle emissions.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Acrid, black smoke has been seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure amid escalating tensions between the United States and Russia.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A train hauling crude oil that derailed Wednesday near downtown Lynchburg, Va., sending a giant fireball and acrid smoke into the sky, raised further concerns about public safety as railroads sharply increase the amount of oil they transport.
(Ralph Vartabedian, Paresh Dave in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Thick, acrid black smoke enveloped the Gaza Strip on Friday as 20,000 demonstrators rallied along the border with Israel, burning tires, the occasional Israeli flag and, for the first time, photographs of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

His dangerous voyages on the icy Murmansk Run guarding convoys of war material to Russia ended long ago, and the acrid smell of cordite from the 4.7-inch shells he lobbed at German gun emplacements at Normandy on D-Day no longer assaults his nose.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

In a break from his chamber's often acrid political divisions, a choked-up House Speaker John Boehner prompted two bipartisan standing ovations on Wednesday when he praised the doctor who helped a congresswoman's infant survive a rare fetal condition.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The NO vote that doesn’t garner much attention in the current rumpus over whether and how to fund mass public transit in Metro Vancouver is NO2 — nitrogen dioxide — source of that acrid reddish brown haze that hangs over the city on a hot, muggy summer day.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

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