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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, )

Sentences with the substantivized adjective acerbic

2 examples:

The acerbic comedian rants about the presidential election and other topics in his one-man show being performed weekly on Broadway.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Rivers will have the chance to buy items from the acerbic comedian's New York home at an auction later this year, auctioneers Christie's said on Tuesday.
(Reuters US - People, )

Other sentences

35 examples:

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

Acerbic tennis pro John McEnroe is selling his lovely Hamptons home.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

The court's most acerbic justice and pillar of the conservative majority is dead at 79.
(Forbes - Business, )

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, )

Since Bianca Del Rio appeared on RuPaul's Drag Race she has taken her acerbic comedy around the world.
(Kashmira Gander in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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, )

China's state-owned media have plenty of acerbic advice for ally North Korea over the reclusive state's nuclear test.
(CNBC, )

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, )

Walter Becker, the co-founder of Steely Dan who was known for his acerbic wit and his proficient work with the guitar, has died.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

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, )

Jon Stewart has kept a relatively low profile since retiring from his long-standing post as the acerbic and acutely funny stalwart of The Daily Show.
(Heather Saul in The Independent - People, )

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, )

My Blind Brother,” Sophie Goodhart's debut feature as writer and director, is an assured, acerbic look at family, guilt, jealousy, grief and competitiveness.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

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, )

Known for his no-nonsense approach and acerbic wit, Prince Philip is the longest-serving consort in British history and also the oldest serving partner of a reigning monarch.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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, )

Acerbic critic Brian Sewell, who died last September aged 84, stated in the will that his body should be donated to medical science - and said that he didn't want to have a funeral service at all.
(Daily Mail - News, )

By the standards of most politicians, Gerald Kaufman – who has died at 86 after a long illness – was an extraordinarily colourful, acerbic and controversial character, writes DOMINIC SANDBROOK.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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 73rd annual Golden Globes had a few curveballs up its sleeves, and the biggest ones weren't even from acerbic host Ricky Gervais, who kept the show alive with his biting quips and takedowns of the business that the awards were celebrating.
(The Denver Post - 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, )

Judge Richard A. Posner, one of the nation's leading appellate judges, whose acerbic wit attracted an almost cultlike following within legal circles, is retiring after more than three decades with the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

For more than two decades, Vancouver rocker Matthew Good has been Canadian music’s acerbic voice of discontent, airing grievances through combustible arena anthems with the Matthew Good Band, his socially conscious solo work and his online writings, which tackle politics with a wry, sharpened tongue.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

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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