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Related / Similar Words: corrosive, erosive, vitriolic, acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, sulfurous, sulphurous, venomous, virulent

 

Definition:
  • any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue;
  • of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action;
  • harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts;

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    Hyponyms: lye, silver nitrate

     

    Anagrams: Atticus, casuist

     

     
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