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corrosive
used in Babbitt

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Definition
damaging or harmful — such as when describing a strong acid or bad behavior

or (more rarely):

something causing damage or harm — such as a strong acid
  • They were finishing a bottle of corrosive bootlegged whisky and imploring the bell-boy, "Say, son, can you get us some more of this embalming fluid?"
    Chapter 13 (73% in)

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