He was actually blackballed by the Bush White House in 2006 for writing a caustic Washington Post op-ed.
During a visitation on August 14, a caustic and angry Casey reared her head and jurors were seen taking notes.
For all his caustic polemics, Kristol had an abhorrence of finding himself in the minority.
To combat the wildfire of her natural and spontaneous appeal, a caustic air attack of firebombs ensued.
Her father left his entire £2 million fortune to his brother, explaining his decision in a caustic rider to his will.
He seems to have been a man of caustic wit, who wrote for his own pleasure.
Exsection or a caustic on the scar, even after the appearance of hydrophobia.
The poor Italian regained his caustic smile as he uttered that wise, villanous Italian maxim.
The modern spook is possessed not only of humor but of a caustic satire as well.
In controversy, he most frequently resorts to a caustic but graceful irony.
c.1400, "burning, corrosive," from Latin causticus "burning, caustic," from Greek kaustikos "capable of burning; corrosive," from kaustos "combustible; burnt," verbal adjective from kaiein, the Greek word for "to burn" (transitive and intransitive) in all periods, of uncertain origin with no certain cognates outside Greek. Figurative sense of "sarcastic" is attested from 1771. As a noun, early 15c., from the adjective.
caustic caus·tic (kô'stĭk)
A hydroxide of a light metal.
A caustic material or substance.
Capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action.
Of or relating to light emitted from a point source and reflected or refracted from a curved surface.
Causing a burning or stinging sensation.