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Synonyms for corrosive
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrosive(adj)

    a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, constructive

  2. caustic, corrosive, erosive, vitriolic, mordant(adj)

    of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

    Synonyms:
    acrid, mordant, blistering, sulphurous, sulfurous, grim, acid, erosive, bitter, virulent, caustic, acerbic, vitriolic, black, acerb

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, constructive

  3. corrosive(adj)

    spitefully sarcastic

    "corrosive cristism"

    Synonyms:
    caustic, mordant, erosive, vitriolic

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, constructive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. corrosive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    corroding, consuming, eroding, erosive, catheretic, caustic, acrid, virulent, eating away

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. corrosive(a)

    Synonyms:
    erosive, eroding, corroding, vexing, carking, fretting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    corrosion, sour, irritant, destructive

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How to use corrosive in a sentence?

  1. Jon Ronson wonders .:

    It's so corrosive to create that kind of society, this desire we have to be like amateur detectives, (looking for) clues into people's inherent evil by finding the worst tweet they ever wrote, is not only wrong; it's damaging.

  2. Cayle Royce:

    It's very tight and sweaty -- conditions are really hot, every time you rotate, everything gets soaked. Condensation rains down on you the whole time. Salt water's hugely corrosive, so you get lots of sores and boils. It's a pretty miserable environment.

  3. Sari Koshetz:

    The safety of our officers and passengers can be placed at risk, anything that is corrosive, explosive or flammable and anything that can vaporize into a toxic substance is not permitted on an airplane.

  4. Timothy Heath:

    Due to the corrosive effects of salt and humidity in the islands, HQ-9 missile systems must be removed and sent back to the mainland for maintenance periodically.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    The real third rail of American politics is race and racism and if you're accused of it by people in your own party, then it becomes something you can't really shake off, he's skirted around it for a long time… what it's done is it's opened him up to attacks from the inside in a way that hadn't existed before and that I think could have a corrosive effect.


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