Textual thesaurus for "caustic"

(adj) vitriolic, erosive, corrosive, mordant

of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

(adj) sulfurous, sulphurous, blistering, bitter, acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, virulent, vitriolic

harsh or corrosive in tone

an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose; a barrage of acid comments; her acrid remarks make her many enemies; bitter words; blistering criticism; caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics; a sulfurous denunciation; a vitriolic critique