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  • as inacid
  • as insolution

synonyms for dissolvent

  • acerbic
  • acrid
  • biting
  • corroding
  • eroding
  • acidulous
  • anti-alkaline
  • disintegrative
  • eating away
  • erosive
  • oxidizing
See also synonyms for: dissolvents
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antonyms for dissolvent

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  • kind
  • nice
  • sweet
  • basic
  • bland
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How to use dissolvent in a sentence

Drink water by pailfuls: it is a universal dissolvent; water liquefies all the salts.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
Let us trace the disastrous effects of these three dissolvent forces.
GUILDS IN THE MIDDLE AGESGEORGE RENARD
The flesh is white, delicate, partly translucent, easy for our stomachs to digest and no less suited to the grub's dissolvent.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
The dream was agonizing as he tried one dissolvent after another without success.
PHILO GUBB CORRESPONDENCE-SCHOOL DETECTIVEELLIS PARKER BUTLER
It is enough here to remind ourselves how serious a place is held by that work in the dissolvent literature of the generation.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 3 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
This it is that most shakes our vital desire and most intensifies the dissolvent efficacy of reason.
TRAGIC SENSE OF LIFEMIGUEL DE UNAMUNO
He, however, was to learn that there is no greater dissolvent of rancor than intelligent curiosity.
COSMOPOLIS, COMPLETEPAUL BOURGET
The stomach has a dissolvent that causes hunger, and puts man in mind of his want of food.
THE EXISTENCE OF GODFRANCOIS DE SALIGNAC DE LA MOTHE- FENELON
It may be that it was beginning to exert its usual dissolvent effect.
MR. INCOUL'S MISADVENTUREEDGAR SALTUS
To him it was a dissolvent of greater or less activity, according to the nature of the individual in whom it worked.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF DISENCHANTMENTEDGAR SALTUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSOLVENT

  • acerbic
  • acidulous
  • acrid
  • anti-alkaline
  • biting
  • corroding
  • disintegrative
  • dissolvent
  • eating away
  • eroding
  • erosive
  • oxidizing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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