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Synonyms for corrosive
kəˈroʊ sɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrosive(adj)

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

    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

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

    unsarcastic, constructive

  3. corrosive(adj)

    spitefully sarcastic

    "corrosive cristism"

    caustic, mordant, erosive, vitriolic

    unsarcastic, constructive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. corrosive(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. corrosive(a)

    erosive, eroding, corroding, vexing, carking, fretting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "corrosive":

    corrosion, sour, irritant, destructive

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  1. Vice President Biden:

    Folks, I knew -- I believed that he wasnt going to be a very good president, but I have to admit to you that President Trump, well, I didnt have any idea how much it was always going to be about President Trump. Its having a corrosive impact. Its having a corrosive impact on our children.

  2. Mike Ingram:

    It will take years to recover, in terms of the stock price, sorting out all the fines, and the reputation. Analysts are struggling to assess what the damage actually is, as there's still a steady corrosive drip-drip of news, yes, they've bumped up their provisions, but you have to wonder whether they're prepared for a moderately bad outcome, let alone a.

  3. Joe Goldman:

    The amount of lies that came out of this presidency was corrosive to our political culture, in theory, you could pass new laws to address many of the norm violations we saw under Trump. But earning back people's trust is much harder to do.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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