GRE Word List

CAUSTIC

burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless

The meaning of the word caustic is burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless.

Random words

WordMeaning
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stridentloud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
rarefiedmade less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
bookishfond of books and reading
bilkswindle; cheat
tediumboredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
ratiocinationreasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
raspymaking a harsh noise; grating; harsh