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caustic
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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

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of a person:  sarcastic, critical, or harsh
  • "Some lint, mamma, for mercy's sake, bring some lint and that muddy caustic lotion for wounds, what's it called?
    Book 4 — Lacerations (40% in)

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