the reddish-brown, crystalline, water-soluble hydrochloride of acriflavine, used similarly.
a red crystalline water-soluble solid substance obtained from acriflavine and used as an antiseptic Also called flavine
a brand name for an acrylic fiber used in textiles, characterized chiefly by softness, strength, and wrinkle-resistant properties. noun trademark an acrylic fibre or fabric, characterized by strength, softness, and crease-resistance and used for clothing, upholstery, carpets, etc
sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, disposition, etc.: The speaker attacked him with great acrimony. Contemporary Examples There, acrimony between rap superstars and an indie filmmaker boiled over into the public realm as never before. The Hip-Hop Doc War Chris Lee July 7, 2011 From day one, the press will be searching for signs […]
caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.: an acrimonious answer; an acrimonious dispute. Contemporary Examples That ability to straddle two sides of an acrimonious divide has served Leavell well—not only in politics, but also in music. Stones’ Keyboard Man Is Ardent Forester David A. Graham June 15, 2011 And as our political life […]
caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.: an acrimonious answer; an acrimonious dispute. Historical Examples “Tell it to whom you like, my good man,” replied Brigitte, acrimoniously. The Lesser Bourgeoisie Honore de Balzac I do not mean to intimate that the subject absolutely and acrimoniously annoyed our hero. Miss Ravenel’s conversion from secession […]