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Definition of acrid:

  1. Causing heat and irritation; corrosive; as, acrid secretions.
  2. Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper, mind, writing.
  3. Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts.


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