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acidulous

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True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
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Etymology

Latin acidulus, diminutive of acidus. See Acid.

Adjective

acidulous

  1. Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as an acidulous tincture - Edmund Burke

Quotations

1931: He talked with acidulous tolerance of the exalted personages who had sent Ashenden to X. -- W. Somerset Maugham, His Excellency

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