acrid名词形式。后缀-mony, 同-ment, 见agreement.
- acrimony (n.)
- 1540s, "quality of being acrid," from Middle French acrimonie or directly from Latin acrimonia "sharpness, pungency of taste," figuratively "acrimony, severity, energy," from acer "sharp" (fem. acris, neuter acre; see acrid) + -monia suffix of action, state, condition. Figurative extension to "sharpness of temper" is first recorded 1610s.
- 1. The council's first meeting ended in acrimony.
- 2. The dispute was settled without acrimony.
- 3. This book review was written with acrimony.
- 4. They parted without acrimony.
- 5. But instead of ending in agreement, the talks broke up in acrimony at the end of the week.
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