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corrosive

adjective
     
Related topics: Chemistry
cor‧ro‧sive
1HC a corrosive liquid such as an acid can destroy metal, plastic etc:
a highly corrosive substance
2 written gradually making something weaker, and possibly destroying it [= damaging]:
the corrosive effect of money in sport

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