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use "acrid" in a sentence

It takes the form of a white crystalline powder with a distinctive acrid odor.

Working amidst flames and acrid smoke, Thompson and his men remained below, working the vital machinery, allowing George G. Henry to maintain speed throughout the running battle.

Firefox's weapons consist of up to four AA-6 acrid air-to-air missiles (modified for thought guidance), two 23 mm cannons, and four Rear Defense Pods, which fire an explosive charge at a pursuing aircraft or missile.

I opened the workshop door when I tested the lamp but the wafts of acrid smoke still made the place uninhabitable for an hour or two.

The long, cold journey through these tunnels were hated by steam crews as the smoke and fumes from the locomotives exhausts never cleared and made the atmosphere acrid and suffocating.

As each projectile took its turn at the start, the uneven combustion of a highly-tuned Detroit lump transformed into an ear-splitting cacophony as rear wheels spun to heat the tyres and generate, as a bi-product, clouds of acrid rubber smoke.

Mother died shielding her son The Doyles were woken by acrid black smoke and, with their escape blocked by the flames, they huddled at the fourth floor window desperate for fresh air and rescue.

Eden Camp: HUT 5 -THE BLITZ An authentic reconstruction of the most terrible nights this country has ever endured - hear the sounds - smell the acrid burning of the bombed street - experience a British town under siege.

The House play, Dick Whittington's Mistake, under the direction of Robin Hudswell and Nick Bosanko (also starring as the evil Algernon acrid) proved to be a huge success.

A dangerous game of cat-and-mouse Billowing clouds of black smoke from the burning tyres mingle with clouds of acrid teargas, exacerbating the sweltering heat wave currently sweeping the region.

Again, investigating teams found residues that "emitted an acrid odor and induced powerful throat and eye irritation." 16 more results not shown.

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