Designating or having a sharp, often unpleasant taste; acrid, as quinine or peach stones
Strongly affecting the senses of smell and taste:
Using, or fond of using, sarcasm
Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
Scornfully or cynically mocking:
The definition of scathing is something or someone severely and harshly critical.
Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
That contracts bodily tissue and checks secretions, capillary bleeding, etc.; styptic
Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing:
Penetrating, biting, or caustic:
Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
So sharp as to cause mental pain
Causing erosion; eroding
Sharp and harsh in expressing oneself.
Characteristic of or emanating from burning sulfur.
Extremely hostile or malicious:
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