acerb [ə sʉrb′]
var. of ACERBIC

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  • acerb — ACÉRB, Ă, acerbi, e, adj. Necruţător, înverşunat, aspru; agresiv, caustic, sarcastic. – Din fr. acerbe, lat. acerbus. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ACÉRB adj. v. înverşunat. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime … …   Dicționar Român

  • Acerb — A*cerb , a. [L. acerbus, fr. acer sharp: cf. F. acerbe. See {Acrid}.] Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit; sharp and harsh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acerb — (v. tat.), herbe, bitter; davon: Acerbiren, erbittern, entrüsten; Acerbation, Erbitterung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Acerb — Acerb, lat., bitter, herb; acerbiren, verbittern …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • acerb — index harsh Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • acerb — adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French acerbe, from Latin acerbus; akin to Latin acer sharp more at edge Date: 1853 acerbic < acerb humor > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acerb — /euh serrb /, adj. acerbic. [1650 60; < L acerbus; see ACERBIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • acerb — adjective a) Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit. b) Sharp and harsh in expressing oneself. Syn: acerbic See Also: acerbate, acerbically, acerbity, exacerbate …   Wiktionary

  • acerb — a|cerb Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • acérb — adj. m., pl. acérbi; f. sg. acérbã, pl. acérbe …   Romanian orthography

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