12 examples of Acrid in a sentence
It's that acrid, tar-like flavor.
Our Irish friend's
comments show he obviously doesn't like Steinbeck and that's his privilege.
In spite of the cleanliness, an odour of cooked onion, shut up since the night before, poisoned the hot, heavy air, always laden with an
flavour of coal.
It is paved with worn, loose, yellowish tiles which are never free from
Neither dared search to the bottom of their beings, to the bottom of that cloudy fever that filled their brains with a sort of thick and
Laurent felt himself another man in the fresh air; he freely inhaled this breath of young life descending from the skies of April and May; he sought the sun, halting to watch the silvery reflection streaking the Seine, listening to the sounds on the quays, allowing the
odours of early day to penetrate him, enjoying the clear, delightful morn.
Fibby cocked one ear wistfully toward the flames, but held on through the gathering shadows, and Tarvin smelt the
juice of bruised camel's-thorn beneath his horse's hoofs.
As I entered, however, my fears were set at rest, for it was the
fumes of strong coarse tobacco which took me by the throat and set me coughing.
Georgiana, who had a spoiled temper, a very
spite, a captious and insolent carriage, was universally indulged.
True, generous feeling is made small account of by some, but here were two natures rendered, the one intolerably acrid, the other despicably savourless for the want of it.
Mr. Rochester then turned to the spectators: he looked at them with a smile both
At the same time, as though an invisible hand had lifted the weight which had repressed her tears in her heart for so long, she began to weep, and, in proportion as her tears flowed, she felt all that was most
and bitter in her grief depart with them.