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Mnemonic – Ac id bitter to taste or smell
Note – Remember as Acrid Acid
Word – Acrid
a) bitter to taste or smell
b) Having an strong and unpleasant taste or smell
Part of Speech – Adjective
Synonyms – biting, sharp, pungent
Antonyms – delicious, sweet
1 Acrid fumes of dead bodies filled the air as he vowed revenge for the death of his family.
2 She slept on the couch ignorant of the acrid smell of the burnt turkey from the oven.
3 Sindbad walked for days in the desert. The hot and acrid weather had exhausted him and he wished for death.
1 Raphides are needle shaped crystals of calcium compounds found in many plants. They are the cause of acridity in these plants.
1 “Thanks for coming so late”, she said acridly, expressing her obvious anger.