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That contracts bodily tissue and checks secretions, capillary bleeding, etc.; styptic
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  1. That contracts bodily tissue and checks secretions, capillary bleeding, etc.; styptic
  2. A substance or preparation, such as alum, that draws together or constricts body tissues, resulting in decreased flow of blood or other secretions.
  3. Sharp, caustic, severe.
Any of a class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with bases and certain metals to form salts. Acids turn blue litmus paper red and have a pH of less than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a sour taste.
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  1. Any of a class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with bases and certain metals to form salts. Acids turn blue litmus paper red and have a pH of less than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a sour taste.
  2. (Geology) Containing a large proportion of silica:
  3. Having the characteristics of an acid.
Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.
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  1. Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.
  2. Having a sharp pungent taste; sour.
  3. Sharp in taste; sour; acid; acidulous
Strong; biting; pungent, as in taste or smell
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  1. Strong; biting; pungent, as in taste or smell
  2. Fierce or impetuous; violent:
  3. Strongly affecting the senses of smell and taste:
Marked by keenness and accuracy of perception:
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  1. Marked by keenness and accuracy of perception:
  2. Harsh, biting, or severe
  3. Intense; severe:
Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
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  1. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
  2. Unpleasantly sharp or rough
  3. Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
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  1. Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
  2. Very dangerous or harmful; grave or grievous:
  3. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
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  1. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
  2. Bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
Cutting or sarcastic in utterance; biting
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  1. Cutting or sarcastic in utterance; biting
  2. Designating or of the curved radial surface, or a plane curve in this surface, formed by the reflection or refraction of rays from a curved solid surface
  3. Given to making caustic remarks:
Tending to bite.
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  1. Tending to bite.
  2. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic:
  3. Sarcastic; caustic
Showing or characterized by grief
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  1. Showing or characterized by grief
  2. Causing suffering; hard to bear; severe
  3. Serious or dire; grave:
Damaging or harmful:
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  1. Damaging or harmful:
  2. Causing pain or suffering, especially of a psychological nature.
  3. Causing hurt; specif., wounding the feelings
Having the capacity to sting.
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  1. Having the capacity to sting.
  1. Vexing, humiliating
  2. Causing extreme irritation or chagrin; vexing:
  3. Chafing; very annoying; irritating; vexing
Feeling or showing resentment
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  1. Feeling or showing resentment
  2. Harboring resentment, full of resentment, at a given moment.
  3. Inclined to resent, who tends to harbor resentment, when wronged.
Showing contempt for accepted moral standards by one's actions.
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  1. Showing contempt for accepted moral standards by one's actions.
  2. Believing or showing the belief that people are motivated chiefly by base or selfish concerns; skeptical of the motives of others:
  3. Concerned only with one's own interests and disregarding accepted standards to achieve them: A cynical fool
Feeling or showing enmity or ill will:
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  1. Feeling or showing enmity or ill will:
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy:
  3. Being in opposition; opposed:
Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
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  1. Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
  2. Sharp, bitter, or harsh in temper, language, etc.
  3. Sour in taste
Caustic in language or tone:
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  1. Caustic in language or tone:
  2. Bitter or sarcastic in speech, etc.
  3. Sharp, bitter, stinging, or irritating to the taste or smell
Unpleasant, uncomfortable, or hostile to survival:
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  1. Unpleasant, uncomfortable, or hostile to survival:
  2. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
  3. Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids; sharp, tart, or tangy.
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  1. Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids; sharp, tart, or tangy.
  2. Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
  3. Bad-tempered and morose; peevish:
Extremely ruthless or cruel.
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  1. Extremely ruthless or cruel.
  2. Like a brute; cruel and unfeeling; savage, violent, ruthless, etc.
  3. Plain and direct, although distressing in effect
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Definite; firm:
Unpleasantly sharp or rough
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  1. Unpleasantly sharp or rough
  2. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
  3. Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Regarded as being risky, dangerous, offensive, etc., often as a result of lacking in conventional social controls
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  1. Regarded as being risky, dangerous, offensive, etc., often as a result of lacking in conventional social controls
  2. Difficult to endure or live through, especially because of harsh or inclement weather:
  3. Difficult to travel over or through:
Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
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  1. Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
  2. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
  3. Extremely difficult to perform or endure; trying:
Expressing aversion or dislike:
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  1. Expressing aversion or dislike:
  2. Objectionable; offensive:
  3. Unpleasant; disagreeable:
That cannot be digested
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  1. That cannot be digested
  2. Not easily digested
  3. (By extension) Difficult to accept; unpalatable.
Causing pain; hurting; distressing
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  1. Causing pain; hurting; distressing
  2. Causing mental anguish or suffering:
  3. Full of or giving pain:
Not pleasant or agreeable:
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  1. Not pleasant or agreeable:
  2. Not pleasing to the taste:
  3. Unpleasant to the taste
Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
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  1. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
  2. Bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Stern, strict, or demanding:
Feeling or showing resentment
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  1. Feeling or showing resentment
  2. Harboring resentment, full of resentment, at a given moment.
  3. Full of, characterized by, or inclined to feel indignant ill will.
Bitterly antagonistic or spiteful; full of hate and enmity; venomous; rancorous
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  1. Bitterly antagonistic or spiteful; full of hate and enmity; venomous; rancorous
  2. (Med.) Violent and rapid in its course; highly malignant
  3. Able to overcome the natural defenses of the host; highly infectious
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