acrid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word acrid
sounds like ACID....all acids are bitterly pungent and corrosive
remove "r" from acrid, so now it becomes acid and acid is always bitter in taste and when smelt its pungent too
Remove ac, it becomes rid,,so to remove something or cut ,, we need a sharp thing to cut..
remove r i.e. acid, his tone was as harsh(acrid) as acid.
Acrid sounds like Ack! Rid! > After not liking the sharp, harsh taste,he threw his food away.
Acrid -(cried) imagine that you are crying because you got harsh punishment