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Soaked in never-ending streams of bright orange bear spray, the officers choked on plumes of acrid smoke that singed their nostrils and obscured their vision.“I Don’t Trust the People Above Me”: Riot Squad Cops Open Up About Disastrous Response to Capitol Insurrection|by Joaquin Sapien and Joshua Kaplan|February 12, 2021|ProPublica
It is acrid, colourless, and crystalline, and imparts its acridity to the plant.
Mr. Strachey, without abandoning the acridity of his style, exposes Florence Nightingale as a great constructor of civilization.Instigations|Ezra Pound
Thomas Nash will himself hardly escape the charge of acridity, but only injustice or want of discernment will call him a quack.A History of English Literature|George Saintsbury