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synonyms for slashing

  • caustic
  • scathing
  • stinging
  • withering
  • bitter
  • cutting
  • acerbic
  • acid
  • acidic
  • acrid
  • acrimonious
  • astringent
  • corrosive
  • incisive
  • mordacious
  • mordant
  • pungent
  • severe
  • sharp
  • trenchant
  • truculent
  • vitriolic
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antonyms for slashing

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  • kind
  • nice
  • pleasant
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How to use slashing in a sentence

But Germaine asked him so earnestly that he agreed to cure her dolly without slashing it to pieces.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
Finding himself in a trap, Rory tried to kill Harrington by slashing at him with his sword.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Thurstane could still manage a revolver with his wounded arm, while his right was good for almost any amount of slashing work.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Trusting to luck, Dalgard burrowed into the green mass, slashing with his knife at anything which denied him entrance.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
He did not check his slashing pace until within four or five bounds of the party.
THE WILD MAN OF THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
At times they would jump clear over him, slashing and snapping as they went, with their two pairs of long curved sharp teeth.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
He then proceeded to use them, burning the patient largely, in many places cutting him with a razor and slashing his skin.
GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDYEDWARD HUTTON
I jerked my head aside far enough that the scalpel grated along my cheekbone instead of slashing my mouth.
GREYLORNJOHN KEITH LAUMER
Where there is fire danger, all slashing resulting from such sales must be burned or otherwise disposed of.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
In 1843 he turned upon his critics with a slashing "Monograph on the Parisian Press."
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SLASHING

  • acerb
  • acerbic
  • acid
  • biting
  • caustic
  • clear-cut
  • concise
  • crisp
  • cutting
  • drilling
  • laconic
  • mordant
  • penetrating
  • sardonic
  • satirical
  • scathing
  • severe
  • sharp
  • slashing
  • succinct
  • tart
  • terse
  • trenchant
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