How to use "caustic" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "caustic" in popular movie and book plots

  • On the surface, Yaozong appeared a loner and miser, and turned people off with his caustic tongue.  - You Can Be An Angel Too
  • Justyna, deeply depressed, decides to commit a crime and pours caustic acid over Zenon.  - The Frontier (novel)
  • The result is a caustic personality that wears even on those who care the most about him, such as his best friend Nelson, and Vincent, a young Caucasian trumpeter whom Adam mentors.  - A Man Called Adam (film)
  • She, however, looks on life with a somewhat caustic sense of humour and has become worldly wise.  - Lisammayude Veedu
  • A patient is admitted after breaking out in a severe rash triggered by caustic chemical exposure at his blue-collar job.  - Recession Proof (House)
  • Peter Grey is a successful New York chef, disgruntled by caustic reviews from the food criticT.  - Bitter Feast
  • He falls in love with Ramanna's daughter Shruthi (Ramya) and proposes marriage to her who rejects, challenging him to earn at least 5,000 for a month on his own before she can think of considering his proposal and makes a caustic remark on the company.  - Arasu (2007 film)
  • When forced to write the essay on "The Joy of Duty" during his term in the juvenile detention center near Hamburg, the memories of his childhood come to the surface and he goes far beyond the "duty" of writing his essay by filling several notebooks with caustic recollections of this entire saga.  - The German Lesson
  • Sye, her recent stepbrother, is introverted, hiding behind his camera and caustic wit.  - Arcadia Lost
  • After the beautiful High Priestess (Maggie Q) and the caustic Chariot (Rob Corddry) meet the Fool, they enter the secret underground offices of the Factory, and the audience learns that Neal (Michael Hitchcock), Carl (Tim Bagley), and their boss Susan (Beth Grant) have the entire office under surveillance.  - Operation: Endgame
  • A few years later, Celia's pet guinea pig is killed and she is blinded in one eye by an incident with a caustic cleaning fluid.  - We Need to Talk About Kevin (film)
  • When we meet the main characters – Chase, Michele and Bailey – they are now in their twenties and the story focuses on their lifestyle, illegal professions and their caustic influence on the generation right behind.  - The Delivery Man (novel)
  • She is saved from the Crawlers by Stover, an Outworlder who believes he is the last "normal" human being still living on the surface, protecting himself from the deadly ultraviolet rays, radioactivity, caustic ground water, and Crawlers, while subsisting on a diet of small animals.  - Mindwarp (film)
  • He's certain Dobbs is the source, but his caustic personality prevents him from winning any sympathy or support.  - Child's Play (1972 film)
  • Despite the symptoms of his deep and chronic depression, Evelyn takes the responsibility for the failure of the marriage and his depression upon herself, but after divulging how caustic she is to Ann, she is relieved to realize that the responsibility is not hers to take.  - Desert of the Heart
  • Trina tries, in her own caustic egotistical way, to make friends with Diana.  - Why Did I Get Married? (play)
  • To save his research, Laurience (pronounced "Lorenz") begins to use his discoveries in brain transference for his own nefarious purposes, replacing the mind of philanthropist Lord Haslewood (Frank Cellier) with the personality of the crippled, caustic Clayton.  - The Man Who Changed His Mind
  • The Gast family has dinner together: Gerhardt, Susanne, her husband Edgar, the caustic grandfather, the delusional pianist grandmother and the young couple’s small son.  - The Third Generation (1979 film)
  • After Ryan's caustic appraisal of the recruits, Holt vows to make soldiers out of them during their sixteen weeks of basic training.  - Take the High Ground!
  • The water begins to turn poisonous, then caustic and deadly.  - Song of Albion
  • However, AJ3905's hellish atmosphere consists of a poisonous, caustic gas that promises an agonising death for unprotected humans which requires the wearing of a protective suit (known as a 'Tophat').  - Quantum Gate (video game)
  • It's not been a good day for most of them: Philippe is anxious that his boss might not have liked the tie he wore on television; Betty is depressed about the sad state of her current relationship; Henri has just learned that his wife is leaving him; and Mother is tossing caustic barbs at everyone left and right.  - Family Resemblances
  • Miss Europe takes the captain out with one electric shock, and Poundinch falls into the caustic water of the harbour.  - Monster Blood Tattoo: Foundling
  • This is closely linked to an earlier incident involving the disappearance of Celia's pet rodents, after which Eva uses a caustic drain cleaner to clear a blockage in a sink.  - We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Ivy uses her talent of enhancement - and some caustic Crewel Lye to strip off centuries of accrued grime - to improve the range and clarity of Castle Roogna's magical Tapestry.  - Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn
  • On the eve of his 78th birthday, the ailing, alcoholic writer Clive Langham spends a painful and sleepless night mentally composing and recomposing scenes for a novel in which characters based on his own family are shaped by his fantasies and memories, alongside his caustic commentary on their behaviour.  - Providence (1977 film)
  • Barry Champlain, a Jewish radio personality in Dallas, Texas, is a host with a caustic sense of humor and a knack for cutting people down with his controversial politically liberal views.  - Talk Radio (film)
  • Perseus uses the reflective underside of his shield to deceive Medusa, decapitates her, and collects her head; but the shield is dissolved by her caustic blood.  - Clash of the Titans (1981 film)

Example sentences for "caustic" in interesting articles

  • Instead of ranting to his wife — she was away on a trip — he decided to write something on his blog.The blog’s description was, “The troubled thoughts of a caustic coder.  - The Man Who Made the UK Say “I’m Sorry for What We Did to Turing.”
  • (Such criticism was never caustic or personal and often so indirect and politely delivered that it wasn't until after a meeting that oblique references were understood.) This imperative works even at the most exalted levels.  - Why Arabs Lose Wars (1999)
  • It was because the internal politics at IBM were so caustic that different departments had a vested interest in not letting other departments succeed, and OS/2 was seen as a threat (somehow) to the mainframe business.OS/2 was a fantastic OS.  - A 21st-century version of OS/2 Warp may be released soon
  • If swallowed the batteries can cause life-limiting damage to the oesophagus. They are most dangerous though if the battery’s negative pole comes into contact with a fluid surface, causing electrolysis and releasing sodium hydroxide, also known as caustic soda, which eats through into the trachea with a high risk of death. Read more Give to GOSH: Donate now and the Treasury will double it The batteries are increasingly common in toys, as well as household items including remote controls.  - Surgeon warns that swallowing a button battery could be lethal
  • Please stop being patronizing to a random stranger on the internet, Sean (sic). Art Deco on November 25, 2015 at 6:24 pm Obviously the women will have very strong opinions because it is concerning their own bodily rights, and if your comment or opinion compromises that in any way, they may understandably be verbally aggressive. You propose to hire a perverted gynecologist to dismember my child or soak it in caustic brine.  - The Yale Problem Begins in High School
  • I hear John McAffee is looking for people to play poker ( bring money ) Mike the goat • September 15, 2013 6:46 AM @BackdoorNation - indeed the battle between Torvalds and T'so got quite heated I believe, perhaps it wasn't quite as caustic on lkml but T'so himself said that it was a significant bone of contention.  - New NSA Leak Shows MITM Attacks Against Major Internet Services
  • It was just that I hadn’t been honest about who I was, and so I’d set myself up in a situation that was really, really caustic for my mental health. A lot of people tend to regard “introvert” and “extrovert” as binary options, but the reality is that it’s actually a spectrum.  - Working remotely, coworking spaces, and mental health
  • It was just that I hadn’t been honest about who I was, and so I’d set myself up in a situation that was really, really caustic for my mental health. A lot of people tend to regard “introvert” and “extrovert” as binary options, but the reality is that it’s actually a spectrum.  - Working remotely, coworking spaces, and mental health
  • There is, however, a blog, The Epicurean Dealmaker, written by an anonymous investment banker who has for several years been providing caustic commentary on his profession.  - Much of what investment bankers do is socially worthless (2010)

Meaning of "caustic" in English

  • of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
  • harsh or corrosive in tone
    - a barrage of acid comments
    - her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    - bitter words
    - blistering criticism
    - caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    - a sulfurous denunciation
    - a vitriolic critique
  • any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue

Meaning of "caustic" in Hindi

  • दाहक वस्तु ( Dahak vastu, dahak wastu)
  • कास्टिक ( Kastik, kaastik)
  • जलानेवाला ( Jalanevala, jalanevaalaa, zalanewala)
  • दाहक ( Dahak)
  • कठोर ( Kathor)
  • क्षारक ( Ksharak, kshaarak)
  • तीखा ( Tikha, teekhaa)
  • प्रदाहक ( Pradahak)
  • कटु ( Katu)

Synonyms of "caustic"

  • acrid
  • acid
  • bitter
  • acerb
  • virulent
  • corrosive
  • blistering
  • sulfurous
  • venomous
  • vitriolic
  • acerbic
  • mordant
  • sulphurous
  • erosive

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