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Sentences with the noun Acrimony

5 examples:

Gerry Rundel as unreliable and motivated by acrimony on Thursday.
(Curt Petrovich in CBC News - Canada, )

Canada's red maple leaf flag celebrates its 50th anniversary today, the acrimony of its birth long behind it.
(Terry Milewski in CBC News - Politics, )

Business minister Nick Boles mimicked taking a gun to his head as the debate over the government's controversial Trade Union bill descended into acrimony.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Boris Johnson's visit to Israel and the West Bank descended into acrimony on Wednesday night after he derided supporters of an Israeli trade boycott as "lefty academics".
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Businessman Omar Khyami, 40, whose two-and-a-half year relationship with the socialite ended in acrimony in 2012, was detained after theft allegations were made to police this week.
(Daily Mail - News, )


1 example:

What is the state of play at Rangers after the latest round of off-field acrimony at Ibrox?
(BBC Sport, )

Other sentences

37 examples:

While there have been tensions from the beginning, the acrimony has reached a new peak.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Amid acrimony, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition appears to be on the brink of collapse.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Rand Paul has released his tax plan, to unbridled acrimony from the left, but there is a lot of good there.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Annual meetings between the U.S. and China on security and economic issues began under a cloud of mistrust and acrimony.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

But the latest international hunt for MH370 will get under way amid acrimony about the possible cause of the plane’s loss.
(The Independent - World News, )

A landmark Opec meeting ended in acrimony after the cartel's members declined to cut oil output in a bid to shore up prices.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Despite his onscreen charm, Mickey Rooney was a mean son-of-a-gun in person, and the acrimony that marked much of his lifetime has survived him.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

On Sunday night the team heads Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff said they planned to have talks with both drivers, as fresh acrimony brewed between them.
(The Independent - Motor Racing, )

The NHL canceled another block of games Friday, a day after its negotiations with the players' association broke down amid acrimony and finger-pointing.
(Helene Elliott in Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Given opportunity after opportunity to fuel acrimony, no matter how contrived, Mayweather (surprisingly) and Pacquiao (less surprisingly) have declined.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

The New York Times today has details on a plan from the FCC that attempts to address the acrimony between Net Neutrality activists and broadband providers.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Bill Gross, the founder of Pacific Investment Management Co. who left the firm amid internal acrimony last year, is suing the company for breach of contract.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

EXCLUSIVE: Nemanja Vidic had to be separated from team-mate Patrice Evra by former boss David Moyes as Manchester United's season descended into bickering and acrimony.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A legal bid to block Government moves to opt back into the European Arrest Warrant has been launched after the Commons descended into chaos and acrimony over the issue.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The “friendly” merger to create a £3 billion UK building giant has descended into acrimony after Balfour Beatty claimed Carillion’s management cannot pull off the deal.
(The Independent - Business, )

The acrimony following Kauto Star’s death shows no signs of abating, with the legendary chaser’s former owner Clive Smith delivering another snub to trainer Paul Nicholls.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The serious acrimony during this Ashes series will lead to a tasty atmosphere when the warring Test teams meet at a social function for the first time on the tour on Wednesday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A veteran of the 15-member panel overseeing the Regional Transportation District claims the board is so mired in acrimony that she hired a bodyguard to protect her from a colleague.
(The Denver Post - News, )

The “friendly” merger to create a £3bn UK building giant descended further into acrimony as Balfour Beatty accused Carillion’s management of not being able to pull off the deal.
(The Independent - Business, )

CHARLES SALE: India head coach Duncan Fletcher’s continued bitterness over his England axing seven years ago and the acrimony between the two teams came to a head at a Lord’s function.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Acrimony over plans for a massive monument to victims of communism near the Supreme Court could make Thursday’s meeting of the National Capital Commission board the most contentious in years.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

But in our imperfect world, it often does not work out so well, and many proposals — the Chilcotin’s moribund Prosperity Mine springs to mind — become mired in acrimony and bound up in red tape.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

North and South Korea on Friday held high-level talks at a North Korean border town, a small step meant to improve ties battered by a military standoff in August and decades of acrimony and bloodshed.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

The friendly £3bn mega-merger between two of the UK’s biggest building companies collapsed in embarrassing acrimony yesterday, less than a week after the pair announced discussions over an agreed deal.
(The Independent - Business, )

Talks between Athens and its eurozone creditors have collapsed in acrimony just days before a final deadline for Greece to unlock the €7.2bn (£5.2bn) in bailout funds it needs to avoid a catastrophic debt default.
(The Independent - World News, )

On Monday night, as Ireland prepare for a ferocious Triple Crown battle with England, Rory Best dismissed any lingering acrimony against Dylan Hartley, who was suspended for elbowing the Ulster hooker over a year ago.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The fraught relationship between Russia and the West, which was supposed to improve following an agreement over Ukraine, has descended instead into renewed acrimony after a series of tense military and diplomatic confrontations.
(The Independent - World News, )

Faced with a tight battle in two, fast-approaching primaries, Hillary Clinton will bring husband Bill Clinton onto the campaign trail, a move already escalating the acrimony between her and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea manager, has provoked fresh acrimony with Arsène Wenger by declaring his Arsenal counterpart has a squad which ought to win the Premier League every season and that he is baffled by their failure to do so.
(The Independent - Football, )

OPEC members failed to agree to an oil production ceiling on Friday at a meeting that ended in acrimony, after Iran said it would not consider any production curbs until it restores output scaled back for years under Western sanctions.
(Reuters in CBC News - Business, )

After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Less than two weeks after Republicans won control of Congress, acrimony over immigration is dampening hopes for cooperation on more ambitious initiatives, with President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers bracing not for compromise, but for combat.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

As many hard-fought battles in local elections concluded across the country, efforts to capture one particularly high-profile council spilled over into acrimony after Labour succeeded in ousting the Conservatives from control of Hammersmith and Fulham.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The Oxford historian says that, unlike in Europe, where a broad consensus on the war has been achieved, interpretations of the conflict in Asia remain a source of acrimony between the major players, with important ramifications for the future of the region.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Phillips Idowu has been overlooked for the Great Britain and Northern Ireland squad for the European Team Championships later this month but, for once, the announcement came without the acrimony that has followed one of the more divisive athletes in recent times.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

The Action 22/Pueblo Chieftain Debate on Thursday night provided little new substance but a lot of fresh acrimony in the governor's race, as incumbent Democrat John Hickenlooper and Republican Bob Beauprez exchanged instances in which each said he was offended by his opponent.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

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