caustic

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caustic in tone acrid
United States writer of caustic wit (1842-1914) Ambrose Bierce , Ambrose Gwinett Bierce , Bierce
wit having a sharp and caustic quality bite , pungency
caustic solution for whitening bleach
caustic substance produced by heating limestone calcium hydrate , calcium hydroxide , caustic lime , hydrated lime , lime , lime hydrate , slaked lime
strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds caustic soda , sodium hydroxide
instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it cauterant , cautery
act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing cauterisation , cauterization , cautery
cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda cellulose xanthate , viscose
caustic remark lash
silver nitrate fused into sticks and formerly used as a caustic lunar caustic
caustic substance lye
caustic and biting pungent
caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed SLS , sodium lauryl sulfate , sodium lauryl sulphate
colorless caustic liquid made by treating tin with chlorine stannic chloride
burning and caustic vitriolic
striking or amusing or caustic remark zinger
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