causticity


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What I also denounce are journals that present themselves as caustic in tone and substance, yet refuse to publish the causticity I send their way.
It thus comes as little surprise when towards the end of his life Strachey finds an outlet for his causticity in a relationship with the young Roger Senhouse that partakes of sadomasochism, whether real or (lovingly) imagined.
In it he denied that oxygen was at all involved in salinity, causticity, or acidity.