I expect the acrimony and sexualized slander to reach a new pitch next year in an attempt to dethrone Palin.
But if one recognizes that Americans see their country in religious terms, the level of acrimony is more easily understandable.
From day one, the press will be searching for signs of acrimony or insubordination.
Indeed, the acrimony had reached such heights that I fully expected her to make her place in the opposition this time around.
But it was certainly no shocker when it dissolved in acrimony.
It was a channel to his acrimony moderated through his philosophy.
Secondly, to prevent its access to the air, which so much increases its acrimony.
One might speak with momentary asperity to his child, but not with acrimony, unless estrangement had begun.
"I prefer it to all other company," I assured him, and told the lie with the acrimony of truth.
Consequently she grew up in an atmosphere of repression and acrimony.
1540s, "quality of being acrid," from Middle French acrimonie or directly from Latin acrimonia "sharpness, pungency of taste," figuratively "acrimony, severity, energy," from acer "sharp" (fem. acris, neuter acre; see acrid) + -monia suffix of action, state, condition. Figurative extension to "sharpness of temper" is first recorded 1610s.