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caustic

synonym (synonym of caustic)

similar (similar with caustic)

  • harsh or corrosive in tone (adj.all)
    disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings (adj.all)
     
  • of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action (adj.all)
    causing destruction or much damage (adj.all)
     

hypernym (caustic IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue (noun.substance)
    (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight (noun.substance)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF caustic relation)

  • (noun.substance)
    a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a nitrate used in making photographic emulsions; also used in medicine as a cautery and as a topical antibacterial agent (noun.substance)
     

derivation (.... is derived from caustic)

  • (adj.all)
    of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action (adj.all)
     
  • harsh or corrosive in tone (adj.all)
    a rough and bitter manner (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    extreme hostility (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will (noun.communication)
     
  • of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action (adj.all)
    a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali) (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry (noun.substance)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become ground down or deteriorate (verb.change)
     
synonym similar hypernym hyponym derivation acerb acerbic acid acrid corrosive erosive destructive unpleasant chemical compound compound lye silver nitrate corrosive mordant oil of vitriol

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