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Not the usual moisture-laden crispness one might expect before a snowstorm, but instead there was an overwhelmingly burnt, acrid smell.
The earth itself comes apart, and from its depths blast fiery molten rock, acrid gas, and towering plumes of ash.
To study volcanoes, scientists brave the rippling heat of lava and acrid gases, climbing up slopes and sometimes into craters to place instruments and take measurements.
The sun was still low in the sky, obscured by the Pentagon and the enormous billowing clouds of acrid smoke, making it hauntingly dark.Sept. 11, 2001: An ordinary work day, then surreal scenes of dread and death|David Maraniss|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
Still, things feel more acrid than they were during Impeachment Summer.
Unlike California, it was physical, ugly and acrid back then.
With 2014 as a congressional election year, the acrid scrums of 2013 will give way to the combat of the campaign.Want Hope in 2014? Forget Politics, Focus on Energy and Medicine|Lloyd Green|December 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Amidst much screeching of breaks and the acrid smell of burning rubber, Cameron executed a high speed u-turn.
They were hitting on all cylinders as they mined the acrid ore of Mamet's singular cynicism.
Its taste is curiously acrid; and (as might be expected) it is freely used as a tonic, and is very good for the purpose.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Another call followed it, and then a throaty thrilling, and then another short series of acrid and moving calls.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
He was huge of build, with a long grey beard to which adhered stale morsels of food and the acrid scent of strong cigars.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
There was a sound of splintering glass and the acrid smell of smoke.Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
If he has an acrid wit he may make us ashamed of our highest enthusiasms.By the Christmas Fire|Samuel McChord Crothers