Example sentences for: acrid

How can you use “acrid” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "Every so often, though not close to often enough, something sharp and radiant pierces through the acrid smog that is being called 'Annie Get Your Gun,' " (Ben Brantley, the New York Times ). The radiance mentioned is all from Annie as played by Broadway vet Bernadette Peters, who everyone agrees is top-notch.

  • Cons: acrid aftertaste, acrid duringtaste, zero vitality increase, and I had to find somewhere to spit it out.

  • The screenwriter, Curtis, began his career with the hilariously acrid BBC sitcom Black Adder before writing The Tall Guy (1989) and Four Weddings and a Funeral --a movie that irked me, possibly because Grant passed up the alluringly neurotic Kristin Scott Thomas for the vapidly bovine Andie MacDowell, possibly because its dizzy romantic badinage was interrupted for easy pathos involving a fatal heart attack and other real-world calamities.

  • He drew with deep satisfation on his reefer and exhaled an acrid cloud of blue smoke around us.

  • acritude, an acrid taste.


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