Meaning of vitriolic

vit•ri•ol•ic

Pronunciation: (vi"trē-ol'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling vitriol.
  2. obtained from vitriol.
  3. very caustic; scathing: vitriolic criticism.
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