That ability to straddle two sides of an acrimonious divide has served Leavell well—not only in politics, but also in music.
And as our political life grows more divided and acrimonious, so will our legal system.
"How acrimonious that gets is really up to them," Issa's spokesman says of the Democrats.
But Nemazee left abruptly, according to knowledgeable sources, after he and Schumer had an acrimonious falling out.
Craig Dershowitz spent $60,000 fighting for the return of his dog Knuckles after an acrimonious breakup with his girlfriend.
The answers which he received from Versailles were cold and acrimonious.
Gallagher had written down every word of an acrimonious debate.
He was a voluminous writer, and a keen and acrimonious controversialist against the Puritans.
acrimonious discussion as to the running of the Bleachery Life.
In these often acrimonious controversies, Sherman himself took a leading part.
1610s, "acrid," from French acrimonieux, from Medieval Latin acrimoniosus, from Latin acrimonia (see acrimony). Of dispositions, debates, etc., from 1775. Related: Acrimoniously; acrimoniousness.