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 for Acrid poison
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Acrid \Ac"rid\, a. [L. acer sharp; prob. assimilated in form to
     acid. See Eager.]
     1. Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent;
        as, acrid salts.
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     2. Causing heat and irritation; corrosive; as, acrid
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     3. Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper,
        mind, writing.
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     Acrid poison, a poison which irritates, corrodes, or burns
        the parts to which it is applied.
        [1913 Webster] Acridity

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