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Definition of the noun caustic remark
What does caustic remark mean as a name of something?
- witty language used to convey insults or scorn
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonyms of caustic remark: irony / sarcasm / satire
- more generic words: humor / humour / wit / witticism / wittiness = a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
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Containing the Whole Vocabulary of the First Edition in Two Volumes Quarto; the Entire Corrections and Improvements of the Second Edition in Two Volumes Royal Octavo; to which is Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History, and Connection, of the Languages of Western Asia and Europe, with an Explanation of the Principles on which Languages are Formed by Noah Webster
severe; as, a caustic remark. - Caustic curve; in geometry, ...
An Extensive Collection of Words, Terms, and Phrases ... Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words ... Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries by John Ogilvie
severe; cutting; as, a caustic remark. CAUSTICALLY, ado. In a caustic or severe manner. CAUSTICITY, n. [add.] Figuratively, severity ; cutting remark. CAU'SUS, n. [add.] A burning remittent fever. CAU'TELS, n. plur.
The Readable Dictionary (1860)
by John Williams (of Lancaster, O.)
severe; as, a caustic remark. Cautery, a burning, as of morbid flesh, with a hot iron. Den, Cauterize. Csvno (cautum), to be on one's guard. Der., Caution, Cautious. Der., CavalCauline, burning. Cnno (cessum), to yield. Hence, Cede, to yield, ...
Junior School Dictionary (2002)
by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty
adjective 1 able to eat away living matter: caustic soda 2 sarcastic or biting: a caustic remark Word Family: caustically adverb Word Origins: from a Greek word ...
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