causticity

  • 1 causticity — index severity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 causticity — kȯˈstisəd.ē, ətē, i noun ( es) Etymology: French causticité, from Latin causticus + French ité ity 1. : the quality or state of being caustic : corrosiveness the causticity of potash …

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  • 3 causticity — noun see caustic I …

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  • 4 causticity — See caustically. * * * …

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  • 5 causticity — noun The quality of being caustic …

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  • 6 Causticity — Щёлочность …

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  • 7 causticity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Irony or bitterness, as of tone: acerbity, acidity, acridity, corrosiveness, mordacity, mordancy, sarcasm, trenchancy. See LAUGHTER, RESPECT …

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  • 8 causticity — caus·tic·i·ty || kɔː stɪsÉ™tɪ n. harshness, sharpness; corrosiveness …

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  • 9 causticity — caus·tic·i·ty …

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  • 10 acidity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sourness, bitterness, acridity, acidosis, acidulousness, hyperacidity, tartness, sharpness, acridness, pungency, fermentation, vinegariness, harshness, causticity, astringency, keenness. Ant. sweetness*, alkalinity,… …

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  • 11 Causticily — Caus*tic i*ly, n. 1. The quality of being caustic; corrosiveness; as, the causticity of potash. [1913 Webster] 2. Severity of language; sarcasm; as, the causticity of a reply or remark. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Causticness — Caus tic*ness, n. The quality of being caustic; causticity. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 caustic — I. adjective Etymology: Latin causticus, from Greek kaustikos, from kaiein to burn Date: 14th century 1. capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action ; corrosive 2. marked by incisive sarcasm 3. relating to or being the surface or… …

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  • 14 Caustic — may refer to: * Causticity, the property of a substance that causes corrosion ** Sodium hydroxide, sometimes called caustic soda ** Potassium hydroxide, sometimes called caustic potash ** Calcium oxide, sometimes called caustic lime * Caustic… …

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  • 15 Wood fuel — is wood used as fuel. The burning of wood is currently the largest use of energy derived from a solid fuel biomass. Wood fuel can be used for cooking and heating, and occasionally for fueling steam engines and steam turbines that generate… …

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  • 16 caustic — caustically, causticly, adv. causticity /kaw stis i tee/, causticness, n. /kaw stik/, adj. 1. capable of burning, corroding, or destroying living tissue. 2. severely critical or sarcastic: a caustic remark. n. 3. a caustic substance. 4. Optics …

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  • 17 Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

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  • 18 Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 19 Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 20 severity — I noun acerbitas, acerbity, acrimony, asperity, austerity, causticity, cruel treatment, cruelty, ferity, ferociousness, ferocity, fierceness, force, fury, gravitas, gravity, grimness, harshness, inclemency, inexorability, inflexibility,… …

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