Meaning of ABRASIVE in English

ABRASIVE

n. 25B6; adjective

abrasive kitchen cleaners : CORROSIVE, corroding, erosive; caustic, harsh, coarse.

her abrasive manner : CAUSTIC, cutting, biting, acerbic; rough, harsh, hard, tough, sharp, curt, brusque, stern, severe; wounding, nasty, cruel, callous, insensitive, unfeeling, unsympathetic, inconsiderate; N. Amer. acerb.

kind, gentle.

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