acerbate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈa.sə.beɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈæ.səɹˌbeɪt/, ASS-uhr-bait
Adjective

acerbate

  1. (rare) Embittered; having a sour disposition or nature.
Verb

acerbate (acerbates, present participle acerbating; past and past participle acerbated)

  1. (transitive) To exasperate; to irritate.
  2. (transitive) To make bitter or sour.
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