acrimoniousness


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ac·ri·mo·ni·ous

 (ăk′rə-mō′nē-əs)
adj.
Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous: an acrimonious debate between the two candidates.

ac′ri·mo′ni·ous·ly adv.
ac′ri·mo′ni·ous·ness n.
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29) Rather his case furnishes church historians with an example of the acrimoniousness of church politics and the distress that it could generate.