Harshly speaking

vitriolic
(adj)
vit-ree-AWL-ic
Meaning

(of language) nasty; fierce; full of rage and hate

1st Sample Sentence

The reviews of his new film are full of vitriolic abuse, but it's raking in millions of rupees just the same.

Root

vitrium (glass) (Latin)

Synonyms

abrasive, caustic, sardonic, trenchant, vitriolic, vituperative

Mnemonics

Tri+Alcoholic. Drinking three times the alcohol can produce a harsh, bitter drunk. divide it like vitriolic. vitriol+ic. AND VITRIOL. IS ANOTHER NAME OF SULPHURIC ACID. and we all know that acid is caustic, sharp and bitter. and when it falls on the skin it burns it, causing SHARP pain.

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