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caustic
used in Brave New World

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Definition
of a chemical substance:  corrosive; capable of destroying or eating away such as a strong acid

or:

of a person:  sarcastic, critical, or harsh
  • On Rack 10 rows of next generation's chemical workers were being trained in the toleration of lead, caustic soda, tar, chlorine.
    p. 17.4
caustic = of a chemical substance:  corrosive; capable of destroying or eating away such as a strong acid
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