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Sample sentences for the GRE study word acrid

acrid can be used as a adj

1.This ball had an acrid and penetrating odor. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
2.The decanter of sherry was on the table half full, but there was a queer, acrid smell about. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.Rochester then turned to the spectators he looked at them with a smile both acrid and desolate. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.She possessed affections, too, though hitherto acrid and disagreeable, as are the richest flavours of unripe fruit. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
5.Georgiana, who had a spoiled temper, a very acrid spite, a captious and insolent carriage, was universally indulged. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6.Loose tobaccoshreds catch fire a flame and acrid smoke light our corner. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.There was no need to think them dead, for their stertorous breathing and the acrid smell of laudanum in the room left no doubt as to their condition. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
8.An acrid and stifling smoke in which dying and wounded lay with weak, dull groans. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.It was not alone that it was composed of all the ills of mortality and with the pungent, acrid smell of blood, but it seemed as though corruption had become itself corrupt. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker

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