The level of vitriol varies from site to site, which buttresses the idea that social norms greatly impact online discourse.
But the vitriol kicked up in the wake of the news is hardly empowering.
Just Google “Patrick Wilson Girls backlash,” and wait for the hateful, Lena Dunham-bashing vitriol to bombard your screen.
Instead of letting Ahmadinejad spout out lies and vitriol, here's what the media should be asking.
But much like the vitriol spewed at Anna Gun, the arguments against Perkins have had little more substance than “she's annoying.”
From powdered madder and oil of vitriol, equal parts, without heat, as described under Madder.
Put 20 drops of weak acid of vitriol into water to be drank at meals.
The acid of vitriol being poured on aurum fulminans likewise deprives it of its fulminating quality.
In the Coupeau household the vitriol of l'Assommoir was also commencing its ravages.
This is too slow for most plants so it is treated with oil of vitriol or sulphuric acid to make it available.
late 14c., "sulphate of iron," from Old French vitriol (13c.), from Medieval Latin vitriolum "vitriol," from neuter of vitriolus, from Late Latin vitreolus "of glass," from Latin vitreus "of glass, glassy," from vitrium "glass" (see vitreous). So called from its glassy appearance in certain states. Meaning "bitter or caustic feelings" first attested 1769, in reference to the corrosive properties of vitriol (when heated it produces sulfuric acid, formerly called oil of vitriol).
vitriol vit·ri·ol (vĭt'rē-ōl', -əl)
Any of various sulfates of metals, such as ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, or copper sulfate.
See sulfuric acid.