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corrosive

 [kŏ-ro´siv]
having a caustic and locally destructive effect; an agent having such effects.

cor·ro·sive

(kŏ-rō'siv),
1. Causing corrosion.
2. An agent that produces corrosion, for example, a strong acid or alkali.

cor·ro·sive

(kŏr-ō'siv)
1. Causing corrosion.
2. An agent that produces corrosion (e.g., a strong acid or alkali).
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These divisions are corrosively ironic in that they open up frames that double back on the film's audiences.
It is a gritty work that concentrates on the gangland culture that has corrosively polluted the neighbourhoods in which some of the pupils live.
The resulting beverage could be anything from a magnificent deep clear Indian ruby red velvety and intoxicating beverage, to a muddy, harsh, corrosively bitter brew depending upon the value of the beans used, the quantity of the re-pour and the skill of the coffee steward (it was almost always a man's job in that generation).
Martin McDonagh's corrosively comic (and tragic) play about an aging Irish spinster and the manipulative mother to whom she's tied opens the Banyan Theater Company summer season, June 25 through July 12 at the Cook Theatre.
Sapolsky's conclusion is thus a devastating attack on the inequalities of Westernized human society and its consequent toxic effect on those of lower social rank, by society's 'corrosively subordinating its have-nots'.
In the presentation of Titian's stunning portrait of a well fed and handsomely robed Aretino (painted at the request of Cosimo I) we are given quotes from the letter Aretino himself wrote about it to Paolo Giovio, but are only more fleetingly informed of the satirical verses by Aretino's insidious enemy, Niccolo Franco, who wrote eleven corrosively satirical sonnets dedicated to this portrait.
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Surface composition and morphology, therefore, greatly affect the ability of metal to remain passive or to become corrosively active.
First group are antiwear and anti-friction properties and second-viscosity, emulsionability, foaming, corrosively.
More corrosively, football is a game that has had all the last vestiges of competition smashed by the weight of Champions League cash and has become a big money procession of inevitability.