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Sentences with the adjective acerbic

2 examples:

I'll try to stay on your good side, lest I get cut in two by that acerbic tongue of yours.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic isn't the shyest of footballers, with his acerbic tongue and exuberant personality often creating headlines just as much as his lethal prowess in front of goal.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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I'm keeping my acerbic wit completely fueled.
(Janice Dickinson)

Four NBA Finals games, three blowouts, two re-energized Miami stars and one acerbic San Antonio coach.
(Mike Bresnahan in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

The acerbic left-wing magazine has made all of its 25 back issues available online for the first time.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Paul L. McEuen relishes Margaret Atwood's acerbic tales of sex, hallucinations and death by stromatolite.
(Nature, )

It's been five years since Morrissey's last solo album, but that hasn't mellowed his acerbic wit by any means.
(August Brown in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Comedian and TV host Joan Rivers, best known for her acerbic wit and put-downs, has died in New York, says her daughter.
(BBC News - World News, )

She had America and much of the rest of the waking world in stitches throughout the Super Bowl final with her acerbic text commentary.
(The Independent - People, )

Soaked in whiskey, dipped in brine, Bill Murray delivers a salty, acerbic, inebriated comic blast as the unlikeliest saint imaginable in "St.
(Betsy Sharkey in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Rivers, who died on Thursday afternoon at the age of 81, paved the way for the likes of Rachel Zoe to guide famous faces in avoiding her acerbic commentary.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Joan Rivers is 'resting comfortably' in a medically induced coma just hours after she performed a typically acerbic show in Manhattan and joked about her own death.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Holmes hams it up a little too much with his boozy delivery of his acerbic bon mots, but redeems himself with the several fine original songs he’s composed for the film.
(Frank Scheck in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

To quote the acerbic Tory MP Alan Clark, the Chancellor appears to have been a little “economical with the actualité” while boasting about the North’s economic recovery.
(The Independent - Business, )

Just two days after an acerbic email conversation between Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal and Hollywood producer Scott Rudin was leaked, Pascal was forced to confront Angelina Jolie.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Florida-born blogger Perez Hilton made his name as an acerbic celebrity blogger in the noughties, but claimed to reinvent himself in 2010 after working on an anti-bullying campaign.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Frankie Boyle, who more usually makes the news by offending people with his acerbic wit, hopes to raise publicity for the plight of Shaker Aamer who has been held at Guantanamo Bay since 2002.
(Daily Mail - News, )

For a while, that seems to be all it is: witty, acerbic dialogue between privileged Millennials - three cousins, and a girlfriend - airing angst following the funeral of their grandfather, Poppy.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

At 30, Bev and Amy are "allies in a world full of idiots and enemies," as Gould describes with acerbic clarity the difficulty of finding your way through unfulfilling work, rising rents and underwhelming sex.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Judge James R. Spencer’s exasperated, acerbic and often late-in-the-day rebukes of jurors, witnesses and lawyers make him a policing force during a criminal corruption trial of former Gov. Robert McDonnell.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Aaron Sorkin’s HBO series “The Newsroom” ended after three seasons, and despite strong writing and a charming cast, the show was eclipsed by more knowing and acerbic dramas about journalism and society.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

“A girl never forgets the first corpse she shaves.” With that opening line the young mortician Caitlin Doughty sets her stall out perfectly in this acerbic, hilarious, and thoughtful memoir of her first few years in the death industry.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The franchise stars Ben Stiller’s museum night guard alongside Ricky Gervais’s acerbic museum boss, Owen Wilson’s cowboy, Steve Coogan’s Roman centurion and the late Robin Williams as President Teddy Roosevelt, in his final screen outing.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

While Wang's exchanges with Cheng contain many an acerbic nugget, which reveal the class-oriented schisms in China -- the arrogance of the rich, the anguish of the have-nots and the desperate attempts of the latter to at least feign the pedigree of the former -- he remains a very thinly-sketched character bordering on a caricature, complete with his swift (and insufficiently explained) rediscovery of his conscientious self.
(Clarence Tsui in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

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