- vitruvian scroll
Origin of vitriolic
Examples from the Web for vitriolic
For women on the Internet, vitriolic abuse is simply a fact of life.
By the time Budden began the final round, the audience was vitriolic, already turned against him.
In August: Osage County, Streep and Roberts play mother and daughter in a deranged and vitriolic Oklahoman family.Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Finally Collide in ‘August: Osage County’|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This represents a level of vitriolic polarization unthinkable even four years ago.Contempt: Democrats and Republicans Now See The Other Party As Worthless|Michael Medved|October 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The vitriolic discourse can also be linked to bias-based violence against other communities.The Rise of Hate Crimes Can Be Tied Directly to Hateful Speech|Hansdeep Singh, Simran Jeet Singh|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sterility falls short of the idea—a hungry, vitriolic gravel.Makers of Modern Agriculture|William Macdonald
The Vitriolic Acid is much heavier and much less volatile than water.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
A famous satirist and poet catapults slurred, vitriolic diatribes at a guest from the West that I brought with me.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
In another experiment of the same kind, I used the vitriolic acid with the same event.
He therefore mentions two vitriolic substances, a slime or sediment (salsugo), and a yellow vitriolic earth (called also misy).