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The acerbic - yes, there's that word again - Eclair is still there.
But Stark/Woods is best when venting with his fiery, acerbic righteousness.
A WITTY and acerbic lesbian comedian,Scot Rhona Cameron is best known to the public now for her antics in the first I'ma Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.
Needless to say, Sookie is an intelligent protagonist, beautiful and blessed with acerbic wit.
The former, an aristocrat and soldier, was an insider at the Spanish court since childhood, while the latter was an outsider not only to the Lisbon court but also to his homeland, from which he was exiled for much of his adult life, apparently owing to his reputation as acerbic wit and street brawler.
A Touch Of Frost: In the first of a two-part story, Inspector Frost is called on to investigate a suspicious death at a power station and the murder of a fellow detective - leading to an unpleasant clash of egos with the Crime Squad's acerbic chief.
BomDogs are fast establishing themselves as one of the bands to watch on the Coventry scene with searing, stripped down and pumped up acerbic rock with muscle.
THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER: After getting raves on Broadway for his portrayal of the brilliantly acerbic Sheridan Whiteside, Nathan Lane brings the revival of the classic Kaufman-Hart comedy to live television.
Yet buried in the gorgeousness of his words is a direct, acerbic intelligence that is an odd blend of the Age of Reason and the Machine Age.
His observations were incisive, ironical, witty, sometimes acerbic, yet based upon a deep-seated awareness of the broader context of architecture in an increasingly politicized world, always illustrated by dramatic access to a constantly developing reservoir of architectural objects, ideas and desires.
Jean Derome's richly eclectic score swaddles the dancing in acerbic melodies, African drumming, wailing voices, and everyday noises.
My main quibble with this highly entertaining little book is that it leans a little too heavily on the early examples of congressional eccentricity and overlooks people like the diabolically acerbic Eugene McCarthy or that irrepressible phrasemaker Alan Simpson.