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caustic
used in A Room of One's Own

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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
  • Fear and hatred were almost gone, or traces of them showed only in a slight exaggeration of the joy of freedom, a tendency to the caustic and satirical, rather than to the romantic, in her treatment of the other sex.
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