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How to sign: harsh or corrosive in tone
"an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts;
How to sign: marked by harshly abusive criticism
"his scathing remarks about silly lady novelists"; "her vituperative railing";