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caustic
used in Oliver Twist

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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
  • 'You don't happen to know any good of him, do you?' said Mr. Grimwig, caustically;
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (80% in)
caustically = sarcastically or critically
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