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vit·ri·ol / ˈvitrēəl; -ˌôl/ • n. archaic or poetic/lit. sulfuric acid. ∎ fig. cruel and bitter criticism: her mother's sudden gush of fury and vitriol. DERIVATIVES: vit·ri·ol·ic / ˌvitrēˈälik/ adj.

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vitriol

vitriol sulphate of iron, copper, etc. XIV; oil of v. concentrated sulphuric acid XVI; caustic speech, feeling, etc. XVIII. — (O)F. vitriol or medL. vitriolum, f. L. vitrum glass; so named on account of the glassy appearance of vitriol salts.
So vitriolic XVII.

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vitriol

vitriol: see sulfuric acid.

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vitriol

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