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corrosive

cor·ro·sive

corrosive

 
pronunciation:
k ro sihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: capable of causing or tending to cause corrosion.
similar words:
acid, caustic, mordant
definition 2: wantonly abusive, sarcastic, or malevolent.
a father's corrosive belittling of his child
similar words:
vitriolic
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part of speech: noun
definition: a substance capable of causing corrosion, such as an acid.
derivations: corrosively (adv.), corrosiveness (n.)