English version

acrid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishacridac‧rid /ˈækrɪd/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 Can acrid smell or taste is strong and unpleasant and stings your nose or throat 🔊 a cloud of acrid smoke2 formalCRITICIZE an acrid remark expresses anger and criticizes someone strongly
Examples from the Corpus
acridThe air was stale and acrid, and a cluster of black flies hovered over the bed.The air is stale and acrid, and a cluster of black flies hovers over the bed.But the odour of the colourless liquid was of bitter almonds, acrid and terrifying.The sharp, acrid male smell which rose from his hot skin filled my nostrils.The sharp acrid smell of gutters choked by the monsoon rain.The jute had an acrid smell that scooped up the rank aroma of moist earth as it leapt from the ground.The chemical has an acrid smell.She consoled herself with the thought that the acrid smoke would serve to keep flies out of the room.When I opened the door, acrid white smoke came billowing out.
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