Example sentences for: acrimony

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

  • They're missing the point: The longer the inquiry drags on, the more it will invite resentment, acrimony, and backlash.

  • Last year, the company's prospective merger with American Home Products unraveled in acrimony over leadership and strategy questions.

  • In the meantime though, the paper explains, the pared-down Lewinsky report will get to Congress quickly (probably shortly after President Clinton testifies to the Starr grand jury)--in plenty of time to leak out and produce much partisan acrimony during the fall elections.

  • More recently, at a White House prayer breakfast, Clinton said he wanted to foster a "spirit of reconciliation" and quoted the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin to the effect that time is precious and should not be wasted on acrimony and division.

  • His relationship with the renowned traveler had ended in some acrimony after just eight hours, during which time Sixpence had managed to consign the whole of her insect collection (painstakingly accumulated for the British Museum) to the bonfire which he had lit in the compound outside her chalet for the express purpose of burning the rubbish from within it.


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