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In an acrimonious meeting last fall, an FDA advisory committee recommended against approval and harshly rebuked FDA staff for what it called an overly positive view.Alzheimer’s drug sparks emotional battle as FDA nears deadline on whether to approve|Laurie McGinley|May 31, 2021|Washington Post
Negotiations grew acrimonious, and the two sides couldn’t agree on a price.The Colonial pipeline ransomware hackers had a secret weapon: self-promoting cybersecurity firms|Renee Dudley, Daniel Golden|May 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Staffers suggest Greenwald, 54, is motivated by more than just psychic payback for his acrimonious divorce from the Intercept seven months ago.Glenn Greenwald may have quit the Intercept, but he can’t quit the feud|Paul Farhi|May 21, 2021|Washington Post
The WHO investigation follows a year during which debates over SARS-CoV-2’s origins turned increasingly acrimonious.Did the coronavirus leak from a lab? These scientists say we shouldn’t rule it out.|Niall Firth|March 18, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Even then, Carter barely won — the House voted to block the sale, and the Senate fell short of a veto only by six votes after an acrimonious debate.
And as our political life grows more divided and acrimonious, so will our legal system.
Craig Dershowitz spent $60,000 fighting for the return of his dog Knuckles after an acrimonious breakup with his girlfriend.
We were involved in a terribly acrimonious breakup, with great enmity between us and a custody battle slowly gathering energy.Woody Allen Fires Back: Dylan Farrow Was Brainwashed By Her Mother, Mia Farrow|Tim Teeman|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The second is a much smaller matter regarding an acrimonious election involving a few hundred voters.
The filibuster reform fight, if pursued, could be far bigger and way, way, way more acrimonious.
The ruling passion of the brother-in-law was a stern and acrimonious party spirit.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
When the public prints were filled with an acrimonious discussion as to the meaning of the instructions given to the jury.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
Discussions of the relative merits of The Fair Penitent and its source have been almost invariably acrimonious.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
La Ruelle answered in acrimonious terms, declaring that the country was being ruined by German soldiers sent there by the Bishop.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
The two men aired their grievances in a long and acrimonious controversy carried on in the columns of the Virginia Gazette.