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Synonyms for erosive
ɪˈroʊ sɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erosive(adj)

    wearing away by friction

    "the erosive effects of waves on the shoreline"

    Synonyms:
    caustic, corrosive, mordant, vitriolic

    Antonyms:
    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, corrosive, acid, bitter, virulent, caustic, acerbic, vitriolic, black, acerb

    Antonyms:
    constructive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. erosive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    corrosive, corroding, caustic, acrid, virulent, eating, catheretic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    erosional

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How to use erosive in a sentence?

  1. Kurt Kjær:

    The crater is exceptionally well-preserved and that is surprising because glacier ice is an incredibly efficient erosive agent that would have quickly removed traces of the impact.


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