Definition of 'corrosive'
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While the performance of investments is important, high charges can have a slow, corrosive effect on a portfolio over time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet its depiction of the corrosive effect of wrongdoing is also moving. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet in a war zone the effect seemed more corrosive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This uncertainty is having a corrosive effect on confidence in central banks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The film looks at the corrosive effects of suspicion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On one side is the corrosive effect of inflation on savings and investment. The Sun (2008)Its corrosive effect on the sense of self is pernicious. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)Its corrosive impact is particularly striking in the health sector. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then they laughed as she screamed in agony from the corrosive chemical burns intended to destroy evidence. The Sun (2008)The liquid was so corrosive that firefighters had to use powerful hoses to wash it away. The Sun (2015)This is an epic story concerning the corrosive effect of wealth and unchecked ambition on the souls of the two men. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Generation Kill shows the same corrosive effects at work in the military. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The scientific revolution also had its corrosive impact on a literal interpretation of the Bible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)AN acid attack victim has called for shops to keep records of who buys products containing corrosive liquids. The Sun (2015)A woman suffered horrific injuries yesterday when a corrosive liquid was thrown in her face at a bus stop. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a further corrosive effect of this mania for judging people on what they are, not what they do. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In practice this has a corrosive effect because the less you cook, the less you are likely to feel able to cook. Bad Food Britain (2006)Signs that QE has become a corrosive influence are ubiquitous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A witness said the 37-year-old victim was with her partner when she was doused in corrosive liquid. The Sun (2015)A spokesman said: 'The victims have told officers that they were sprayed with a corrosive liquid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was last week found guilty at Ipswich crown court of false imprisonment, conspiracy to apply a corrosive liquid and conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm. The Sun (2015)
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