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See definition of corrosives on Dictionary.com
  • as incorrosiveness
  • as incorrosiveness

synonyms for corrosives

  • acrimony
  • causticity
  • corrosive
  • corrosivity
  • mordacity
  • mordancy
  • trenchancy
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How to use corrosives in a sentence

People using corrosives, actual cauteries and many intolerable applications put their patients to more pain than the disease did.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN (VOLUME I OF II)CHARLES CREIGHTON
But they were corrosives and caustics dropped blazing hot upon white men's bare hands and black men's bare feet.
JOHN MARCH, SOUTHERNERGEORGE W. CABLE
It was the eating through of men's spirits by that worst of corrosives, idleness.
THE MYSTERYSTEWART EDWARD WHITE AND SAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
We often find that lemon-juice, vinegar, oil of vitriol and other sharp corrosives, stain dyed garments.
OUR DEPORTMENTJOHN H. YOUNG
There were the commoner corrosives—nitric, hydrochloric, phosphoric, and sulphuric acid.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
It is moreover the most violent of all the corrosives hitherto discovered by Chymistry.
ELEMENTS OF THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CHYMISTRY, 5TH ED.PIERRE JOSEPH MACQUER
His invectives ate in like corrosives, his metaphors bit like adders.
THE THUNDERS OF SILENCEIRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
What wonder that the tree withers when its roots are watered with corrosives.
THE SIMPLE LIFECHARLES WAGNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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