Acerbate definition

ăsər-bāt
To make sour or bitter.
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To irritate; vex.
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To vex or annoy.
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(rare) Embittered; having a sour disposition or nature.
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To make bitter or sour.
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Origin of acerbate

  • Latin acerbāre acerbāt- to make harsh from acerbus harsh acerbic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin acerbātus, perfect passive participle of acerbō (“make bitter”), from acerbus (“bitter”).

    From Wiktionary