Definition of acrimonious in English:
(Typically of speech or a debate) angry and bitter: an acrimonious dispute about wages
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- The deal was reached on Sunday after five days of sometimes acrimonious negotiations.
- There could be as much bitter and acrimonious political argument and debate as they liked, but from now on all problems had to be resolved politically.
- The more acrimonious and bitter an argument or election contest appears to be, the less likely it is that anything of principle will really be at stake.
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- But by 2001, she had failed to win a seat in the Australian federal Senate and her party broke up acrimoniously amid allegations of wrongdoing and internal bickering.
- Last week, the society vigorously defended its record on complaints, insisting only 0.4% of its dealings with the public ended acrimoniously.
- The courts will decide if the allegations are true, but one thing is certain: working for a celebrity can be more lucrative than marrying one, especially when it all ends acrimoniously.