A substance or preparation, such as alum, that draws together or constricts body tissues, resulting in decreased flow of blood or other secretions.
Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic:
Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing:
Penetrating, biting, or caustic:
The definition of scathing is something or someone severely and harshly critical.
Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
So sharp as to cause mental pain
Capable of neutralizing an acid. Bases are alkaline.
(Chem.) Having both acid and basic properties
Find another word for acidic. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for acidic, like: astringent, sour, acerbic, acid, acrid, biting, caustic, corrosive, cutting, mordacious and mordant.