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1. caustic

adjective. ['ˈkɑːstɪk, ˈkɔstɪk'] harsh or corrosive in tone.

Synonyms

  • acerbic
  • unpleasant
  • sulphurous
  • bitter
  • acid
  • sulfurous
  • blistering
  • acrid
  • acerb
  • virulent

Antonyms

  • unpleasantness
  • palatable
  • inoffensive
  • cold

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Rhymes with Caustic

  • acetic
  • acetic
  • acoustic
  • acrobatic
  • adriatic
  • aerobatic
  • aesthetic
  • agnostic
  • alphabetic
  • altruistic
  • amniotic
  • anachronistic
  • analytic
  • anesthetic
  • antagonistic
  • antarctic
  • antarctic
  • antiballistic
  • antibiotic
  • antibiotic

How do you pronounce caustic?

Pronounce caustic as ˈkɔstɪk.

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Sentences with caustic


1. Adjective
The caustic soda will kill the stump and travel down to the tree's root system and poison it.

Quotes about caustic


1. I don't have a caustic sense of humor. What I find funny, that humor comes from a much gentler place.
- Vera Farmiga

2. caustic

noun. ['ˈkɑːstɪk, ˈkɔstɪk'] any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue.

Synonyms

  • compound
  • chemical compound
  • lye

Antonyms

  • unresentful
  • painless
  • joyful
  • amicable

3. caustic

adjective. ['ˈkɑːstɪk, ˈkɔstɪk'] of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action.

Synonyms

  • corrosive
  • destructive
  • mordant
  • erosive

Antonyms

  • sweet
  • good-natured
  • nice
  • pleasing
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