But the corrosive effects of both polarization and legal corruption were nothing compared to today.
Mr. President, you can speak out and help us confront this corrosive element, but time is running out.
A corrosive disdain and darkest prognostications inevitably ensue.
To date Obama has been determined not to talk about that, likely because to complain is to risk a corrosive quagmire.
And with that high moral dudgeon comes yet another risk to patients and hospitals: the corrosive effect of sanctimony.
One of these bricks has already gone to pieces, being entirely disintegrated by the corrosive influence of the London atmosphere.
Impotence for revenge burned into the soul of him like a corrosive poison.
In each case the preliminary irrigation with the corrosive sublimate solution is dispensed with.
Hers, if she ever had it, had been drenched in as ugly a lot of corrosive liquid as could be imagined.
The protochloride of mercury likewise sublimes, but it does not undergo fusion first, as is the case with the corrosive sublimate.
corrosive cor·ro·sive (kə-rō'sĭv, -zĭv)
Causing or tending to cause the gradual destruction of a substance by chemical action. n.
A substance having the capability or tendency to cause slow destruction.