One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Last week, the society vigorously defended its record on complaints, insisting only 0.4% of its dealings with the public ended acrimoniously.’
- ‘But by 2001, she had failed to win a seat in the Australian federal Senate and her party broke up acrimoniously amid allegations of wrongdoing and internal bickering.’
- ‘The courts will decide if the allegations are true, but one thing is certain: working for a celebrity can be more lucrative than marrying one, especially when it all ends acrimoniously.’
- ‘They parted acrimoniously nine months after the birth of their daughter, Emma, and ended up in court fighting for custody (they were awarded it jointly).’
- ‘But the relationship ended acrimoniously in 1992, and H took all the money and property, leaving her partner penniless.’
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