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acrimonious

adjective     /ˌæk.rɪˈməʊ.ni.əs/ US  /-ˈmoʊ-/ formal
full of anger, arguments, and bad feeling: an acrimonious dispute Their marriage ended eight years ago in an acrimonious divorce.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered acrimoniously     /-li/ adverb In 2012 he separated acrimoniously from his wife.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered acrimony     /ˈæk.rɪ.mə.ni/ US  /ˈæk.rəˌmoʊ.ni/ noun [U] The acrimony of the dispute has shocked a lot of people.Anger and displeasure
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