corrosively
adverb see corrosive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • corrosively — corrosive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ tending to cause corrosion. ► NOUN ▪ a corrosive substance. DERIVATIVES corrosively adverb corrosiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • corrosively — ]ə̇vlē, li adverb : in a corrosive manner dialogue that is corrosively revealing Time …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corrosively — Corrosive Cor*ro sive, n. 1. That which has the quality of eating or wearing away gradually. [1913 Webster] [Corrosives] act either directly, by chemically destroying the part, or indirectly by causing inflammation and gangrene. Dunglison. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corrosively — See corrosive. * * * …   Universalium

  • corrosively — adverb In a corrosive manner …   Wiktionary

  • corrosively — adv. in a corrosive manner; destructively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corrosively — cor·ro·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • corrosive — corrosively, adv. corrosiveness, corrosivity /kawr oh siv i tee, kor /, n. /keuh roh siv/, adj. 1. having the quality of corroding or eating away; erosive. 2. harmful or destructive; deleterious: the corrosive effect of poverty on their marriage …   Universalium

  • blistering — listering adj. 1. harshly or corrosively critical in tone; of comments about people or their actions. blistering criticism Syn: acerb, acerbic, acid, bitter, caustic, scathing, venomous, virulent, vitriolic. [WordNet 1.5] 2. intensely hot.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corrosive — adjective Date: 14th century 1. tending or having the power to corrode < corrosive acids > < corrosive action > < the corrosive effects of alcoholism > 2. bitingly sarcastic < corrosive satire > • corrosive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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