vitriol Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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vitriolnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈvɪt.ri.əl/
violenthate and ​angerexpressed through ​severecriticism: He is a ​writer who has often been ​criticized by the ​press but never before with such vitriol.
adjective uk   /ˌvɪt.riˈɒl.ɪk/  us   /-ˈɑː.lɪk/
He ​launched a vitriolic attack on the ​primeminister, ​accusing him of ​shieldingcorruptfriends.
adverb uk   /ˌvɪt.riˈɒl.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-ˈɑː.lɪ-/
(Definition of vitriol from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vitriol”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尖刻, 辛辣…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尖刻, 辛辣…
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