Synonyms of vitriolic in English:


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1‘he launched a vitriolic attack on the government’

acrimonious, rancorous, bitter, caustic, mordant, acerbic, astringent, acid, acrid, trenchant, virulent, spiteful, crabbed, savage, venomous, poisonous, malicious, malignant, malign, pernicious, splenetic
nasty, mean, cruel, unkind, harsh, ill-natured, evil-intentioned, vindictive, scathing, searing, biting, barbed, wounding, stinging, tart, sharp, rapier-like, razor-edged, cutting, withering, sarcastic, sardonic, irascible
informal bitchy, catty, slashing
literary malefic, maleficent
rare acidulous, mordacious, squint-eyed

pleasant, kind