Harshly speaking

acrimonious
(adj)
ac-rim-O-ni-ǝs
Meaning

bitter in words or manner; nasty

1st Sample Sentence

The two famous intellectuals ceased to be friends after an acrimonious public debate on the nation's economic future.

Root

acer acris (sharp, pungent, bitter, eager, fierce) (Latin)

Antonyms

cordial

Mnemonics

Acrimony= Take Acr as Acroo (hindi) and Mon as man (hindi), so it means acroo man wala. acroo manner a+cri+monious. take cri as cry. stinging bitter words hurt and make people cry

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