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Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective Acrimonious

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Scuffles broke out and insults were hurled on Tuesday as the battle for Scotland’s future descended into its most acrimonious day of political fighting.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Sentence with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Acrimonious

1 example:

The sledging between Australia and England cricketers that has been centre stage in a highly acrimonious Ashes series is now spreading to the blazers in the VIP boxes.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Other sentences

90 examples:

Attribute that to an ordinary record, not an acrimonious lawsuit.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Now Ocado's boss Tim Steiner is fighting an acrimonious divorce battle.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Eric Weddle's run with San Diego appears to be nearing an acrimonious end.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Lengthy and acrimonious proceeding results in judges rebuking the law professors.
(USA Today - National, )

Retired chaser to parade on Boxing Day despite acrimonious split from Paul Nicholls.
(HOTSPUR (JA McGrath) in The Telegraph - Sport, )

The reason for the split was reported to be by mutual agreement, and not acrimonious.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Apple and Samsung have agreed to drop acrimonious patent lawsuits in non-U.S. courts.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

They had become his main interests after his acrimonious departure from the show in 1993.
(The Independent - People, )

Since an acrimonious split, Sam Zell and his former partner Gary Garrabrant have kept their distance.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Some observers say a less acrimonious future between the United States and Iran makes economic sense.
(CNBC, )

There has been no love lost between Craig Gardner and Aston Villa since his acrimonious exit five years ago.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

But an acrimonious — and at times bizarre — family rift seemed to eclipse his legacy during his final...
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Art Garfunkel still feels salt in the wound after his acrimonious split with Paul Simon more than 40 years ago.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers denies reports of an acrimonious team meeting after their -1 defeat by Arsenal.
(BBC Sport, )

Goran Dragic, who had two stints in Phoenix, tried to put an acrimonious Suns split behind him in Friday's return.
(USA Today - NBA, )

The Brooklyn crowd jeered Kidd, the Bucks’ new coach, who had an acrimonious split with the Nets over the summer.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

The attacks on the blueprint unveiled Friday mark the start of a litigious, acrimonious battle officials hoped to avoid.
(CNBC, )

Kimi Raikkonen was back in Ferrari colours this week for the first time since his acrimonious split from the Italian outfit.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Bruce, who died Saturday of liver disease at age 71, enjoyed a long, respected solo career after Cream's acrimonious breakup.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

But the discord which has haunted Simon and Garfunkel ever since their acrimonious break up in 1970 shows no sign of abating.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Stephen Roche cherishes his 1987 Giro d'Italia triumph but it was an acrimonious success with the Irishman spat at by Italians.
(BBC Sport - Cycling, )

Head coach Daryl Powell indicates that Justin Carney's behaviour was behind the winger's acrimonious departure from Castleford.
(BBC Sport, )

The United Nations' highest court has redrawn the Peru-Chile maritime border after an acrimonious dispute between the two neighbours.
(BBC News - World News, )

The two sides have come to an agreement after 10 days of fresh talks and three years of acrimonious negotiations over a new contract.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Paul Keetch, the MP for Hereford from -2010, allegedly texted her he would 'send you the cat's ashes' after their acrimonious split.
(Daily Mail - News, )

He was the multimillionaire fixer for the super-rich who left the High Court in handcuffs after Britain's most acrimonious divorce battle.
(The Independent - People, )

Greece’s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, has become a lightning rod for populist anger in Germany over acrimonious debt negotiations.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Two years after his acrimonious departure, the shutdown corner again showed his mastery of free agency, signing a five-year, $70million deal.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A feud between Apple and a lawyer appointed by a federal court judge to monitor the company's e-book pricing reform is getting more acrimonious.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Schatz defeated Representative Colleen Hanabusa by fewer than 1,800 votes on Friday, bringing their long, acrimonious contest to an apparent end.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Both insist they know the score after the acrimonious crunch between them on the second lap last time out in the Belgian GP at Spa-Francorchamps.
(The Independent - Motor Racing, )

Rangers director Sandy Easdale says police are investigating threats made against him amid the ongoing and acrimonious battle for the Ibrox club.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

The Labour leadership battle took an acrimonious turn as Liz Kendall, the Blairite candidate in the contest, came under fire from her main rivals.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Hamilton systematically dismantled team-mate Nico Rosberg and avenged himself in the best possible way after their acrimonious collision in Belgium.
(The Independent - Motor Racing, )

Along with acrimonious backroom deals, late-night hours and stale take-out dinners is another tradition of the final days of Congress: the goodbyes.
(Lisa Mascaro and Michael A. Memoli in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Some airline executives fear an acrimonious battle between U.S. and Middle East carriers over market access could lead to a new era of protectionism.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Despite years of acrimonious delay, the Keystone XL pipeline project is increasingly likely to receive the green light from President Obama this year.
(Forbes - Business, )

The creation of the new production line, for a vehicle the automaker hopes will reverse slumping sales, was a factor in an acrimonious unionization vote.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Billy Bonds has broken his 19-year silence on his acrimonious fall out with Harry Redknapp, sensationally branding his former West Ham colleague a 'liar'.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Veteran mediator Vince Ready is making himself available in an attempt to end the acrimonious dispute involving British Columbia's public school teachers.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard, 20, and player Laura Robson used to be inseparable - but there has been an acrimonious falling out between the pair.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The House of Commons held one of its most chaotic and acrimonious debates in its history on Monday as the Government narrowly avoided a humiliating defeat.
(Steven Swinford in The Telegraph - Politics, )

The shareholder vote concluded an acrimonious proxy battle waged by Starboard against the directors of the owner of Olive Garden and other restaurant chains.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The "acrimonious" conduct of the UK's EU Remain campaign risks damaging the government beyond the June referendum, pro-exit minister Iain Duncan Smith warns.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

DNA tests to determine parentage could end "acrimonious" family court disputes, Justice Minister Simon Hughes says after funding was announced for the checks.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee has reached a $21-million sexual abuse settlement that could end an acrimonious four-year battle in bankruptcy court.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Sources close to the billionaire financier said he had decided to avoid the event to prevent his acrimonious dispute with the company causing a ‘distraction’.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Carl Icahn is backing down from his push to remake eBay, settling an acrimonious dispute just ahead of what promised to be an awkward annual shareholders meeting.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Ed Miliband attacked David Cameron as a “dodgy Prime Minister surrounded by dodgy donors” during acrimonious exchanges over HSBC in the Commons this afternoon.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Owen Paterson, Environment Secretary in the Coalition, spoke out in the increasingly acrimonious rift between the Chancellor and Welfare Secretary Mr Duncan Smith.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Owen's acrimonious departure to Real Madrid in 2004 and his subsequent decision to join arch rivals Manchester United has left a sour taste in some supporters' mouths.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The row escalates an acrimonious rift in the Government over schools policy since Mr Gove decided to sack Labour-supporting Baroness Morgan as head of Ofsted last week.
(Daily Mail - News, )

For Russell, who celebrates his 47th birthday tomorrow, and went through an acrimonious divorce from his wife Helen in 2002, is in love with a woman almost half his age.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

So-called 'revenge porn' images and videos are often published on social media web sites such as Facebook or Twitter to humiliate partners after an acrimonious break-up.
(Tim Ross in The Telegraph - Politics, )

CHARLES SALE: The aftermath of the latest storm surrounding Andy Gray and Richard Keys is set to become acrimonious in the extreme, such is the war between Sky Sports and BT.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It took more than a century for Braille to be established as the English reading system for the blind after an acrimonious and lengthy dispute dubbed the “War of the Dots”.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho could one day make a shock return to manage Real Madrid even after his high-profile and acrimonious exit, according to Real defender Alvaro Arbeloa.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Philip Hammond and Laurent Fabius say ministers will reconvene Saturday to try to push through an accord, as acrimonious mood among Iranian and Western negotiators improves slightly.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

On a feisty evening at the Rod Laver Arena it was Tomas Berdych who fell apart amid an acrimonious Australian Open semi-final against Andy Murray when many a choice word was muttered.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Taiwan and China are holding their highest level talks for more than six decades Tuesday, marking the first government-to-government contact since the pair's acrimonious split in 1949.
(CNN - World News, )

England's prize talent Raheem Sterling will be an improved player from his acrimonious £49million move from Liverpool to Manchester City, believes his national team manager Roy Hodgson.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Online “smears” against Labour’s candidate in Bradford West are being investigated as possible breaches of electoral law – amid an increasingly acrimonious local constituency campaign.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

With another acrimonious spring sitting behind them, federal political parties will quickly shift gears and focus their attention on confirming a full slate of candidates for the 2015 election.
(Susana Mas in CBC News - Politics, )

After their acrimonious break-up and subsequent court battles, Eighties New Romantic band Spandau Ballet will be at the Royal Albert Hall tonight to launch George Hencken’s new film about them.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

But he says he’s not intimidated by that, despite the daunting task of leading B.C.’s 41,000 teachers in what has traditionally been an acrimonious relationship with the provincial government.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Canada has weighed in on the increasingly acrimonious congressional battle over the Keystone XL pipeline, sending Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford to promote its benefits to U.S. lawmakers.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Afghanistan's top peace negotiator said efforts to broker peace with the Taliban would continue, despite the acrimonious collapse of a U.S.-backed effort to facilitate talks with the militant group.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A long-planned $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal, one of the world’s most important shipping lanes, is under threat by cost overruns and acrimonious disputes among builders and managers.
(Tracy Wilkinson in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

By the time the hall was completed, after a number of delays and setbacks — not to mention some acrimonious bickering among its key players — the architect had become a 74-year-old eminence grise.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

All summer long, there's been one overriding conversation amongst the hundred-plus employees at a Vancouver financial firm who have school-age children: British Columbia's acrimonious teachers' strike.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Football's acrimonious relationship with Government is best demonstrated by former Football League chairman Lord Mawhinney's description of a verbal attack on him by ex-Chelsea and Leeds owner Ken Bates.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Hawaii’s Democratic primary election may stretch for weeks because of storm-related voting delays, but the challenger in an acrimonious and achingly close U.S. Senate race faces an uphill struggle to win.
(Cathleen Decker in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The Coalition came to an acrimonious end as David Cameron and Nick Clegg clashed in a leaders’ TV debate which gave Britain a glimpse of the multi-party future that may follow next month’s general election.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A secret legal battle between the U.S. government and Yahoo over requests for customer data became so acrimonious in 2008 that Washington wanted to charge the Internet company $250,000 a day if it didn't comply.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

"No one has the opportunity of tormenting one another as thoroughly as a man and woman who love one another (= hate one another)," Swedish playwright August Strindberg observed with his usual acrimonious relish.
(Charles McNulty in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

A group of activist investors led by the Related Cos. and Corvex Management has convinced shareholders to oust the board of CommonWealth REIT after an acrimonious, yearlong battle for control, the investors announced.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

President Dilma Rousseff won a second term on Sunday, defeating the conservative Aécio Neves in an acrimonious race that inflamed social and economic divisions in an emerging giant humbled by falling commodity prices.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Acrimonious neighbors for 50 years, Cuba and the United States this week are expected to take the first concrete steps toward opening diplomatic relations and an entirely new relationship in trade, traffic and tourism.
(Tracy Wilkinson in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Credit-ratings firm Standard & Poor's cut the outlook for the European Union's debt, warning of a decline in the creditworthiness of the bloc's 28 member states and of increasingly acrimonious talks over a common budget.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen came under fire from Republican lawmakers who charged she had politicized the central bank, allegations she rejected in her most acrimonious congressional hearing in a year as Fed chief.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Veteran television actor Stephen Collins and his wife of nearly 30 years have finalized their divorce, an acrimonious breakup that revealed the former "7th Heaven" star had inappropriate contact with underage girls decades ago.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

President Barack Obama entered what's certain to become an acrimonious election-year battle Saturday, declaring he would act "in due time" to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, whose sudden death was announced Saturday.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

After years of acrimonious relations with the federal public service, outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper has issued a letter to Canada's "world-class public service" thanking members for their support and dedication to Canadians.
(Kathleen Harris in CBC News - Politics, )

Turkish voters go to the polls Sunday in the culmination of an acrimonious election campaign pitting a fractious opposition against the long-dominant ruling party and the country's most divisive figure: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
(Glen Johnson, Patrick J. McDonnell in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

After years of acrimonious relations with Afghanistan’s last president, U.S. officials launched a more amiable chapter with the country’s new leader by pledging to seek billions of dollars in new aid for the Afghan security forces.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Donald Trump, his face red with emotion, lashed out at rivals Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz on Saturday at the most acrimonious debate to date between Republican presidential candidates, shouting insults and casting aside a pledge to be more measured.
(Agency in The Independent - World News, )

From Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" to Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County," the acrimonious homecoming, in which old wounds are reopened and grief and greed are stirred into a toxic cocktail, has been a staple of the American theater.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The United Nations climate talks in Lima were at risk of ending in frustration last night after running into extra time amid acrimonious accusations that the 12-day negotiations have caused some governments to move away from the measures needed to avert dangerous levels of global warming.
(The Independent - Enviroment, )

The long, acrimonious legislative battle that ended Wednesday in a vote giving President Obama the power needed to complete trade agreements reflects the steady march of globalization and the nation's deep fear that widening its economic engagement with the world will cost Americans jobs.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Former England Cricket managing director Hugh Morris says he took “no pleasure at all” from seeing Kevin Pietersen’s international career end with his acrimonious banishment from the England team, despite Pietersen making his feelings towards Morris graphically clear in his controversial autobiography.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

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