Definition of Acerbating

1. Verb. (present participle of acerbate) ¹



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Definition of Acerbating

1. acerbate [v] - See also: acerbate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acerbating

acephenanthrene
acepromazine
acequia
acequias
acer
aceramic
acerata
acerate
acerate leaf
acerated
acerates
acerb
acerbate
acerbated
acerbates
acerbating (current term)
acerbation
acerber
acerbest
acerbic
acerbically
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acerbitude
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acerbity
acerebral
aceric
acerola
acerolas
acerose

Literary usage of Acerbating

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1. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison (1901)
"Lord Palmerston, too, was a typical example of a leader lulling, rather than arousing, assuaging rather than acerbating the minds of his followers. ..."

2. The Fortnightly Review (1866)
"Lord Palmerston, too, was a typical example of a leader lulling rather than arousing, assuaging rather than acerbating the minds of his followers. ..."

3. The English Constitution, and Other Political Essays by Walter Bagehot (1893)
"Lord Palmerston, too, was a typical example of a leader lulling, rather than arousing, assuaging rather than acerbating the minds of his followers. ..."

4. Australia and New Zealand by Anthony Trollope (1873)
"... not only without hostility, but without acerbating roughness. " Here is a continent secured," says Mr. Eusden, " as never was continent scoured by the ..."

5. The Works and Life of Walter Bagehot by Walter Bagehot, Mrs Russell Barrington (1915)
"... too, was a typical example of a leader lulling, rather than arousing, assuaging rather than acerbating the minds of his followers. ..."

6. The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature (1823)
"What a striking illustration this Epigram presents of the influence of Esi'.c. •' acerbating the mind, even of a great man ! ..."

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