vitriolic

(redirected from vitriolically)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

vitriolic

(of a substance, esp a strong acid) highly corrosive
References in periodicals archive ?
The prime examples are the journalists who anguished over their desire to be altruistic public servants and the reality of their role as "hired guns," vitriolically attacking the political enemies of their editors/masters.
He shares the stage with his co-stars, particularly Robert Reed (Daniel Hugh Kelly, a middling look-alike but a serviceable impersonation), who vitriolically battled creator Sherwood Schwartz (Michael Tucker, who plays his character with the same blinkered bonhomie with which he hosts Pax's unwatchable ``Chicken Soup for the Soul'') over the show's (using the term advisedly) ``creative content.