Words I Love 022 – Vitriolic

Today’s ‘Words I Love’ selection ‘vitriolic’ is this one that looks and sounds aggressive, much like it’s meaning…

vitriolic

ˌvɪtrɪˈɒlɪk/

adjective: vitriolic

  1. filled with bitter criticism or malice.
    “vitriolic attacks on the politicians”
    synonyms: acrimonious, rancorous, bitter, caustic, mordant, acerbic, astringent, acid, acrid, trenchant, virulent, spiteful, crabbed, savage, venomous, poisonous, malicious, malignant, malign, pernicious, splenetic; More

    informalbitchy, catty, slashing;
    literarymalefic, maleficent;
    “he launched a vitriolic attack on the government”
    antonyms: pleasant, kind
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