vesicatory


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ves·i·ca·to·ry

 (vĕs′ĭ-kə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Vesicant.
n. pl. ves·i·ca·to·ries
A vesicant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vesicatory - a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas)
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
blistering agent, dichloroethyl sulfide, mustard agent, mustard gas, sulfur mustard - a toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs; there is no known antidote
Adj.1.vesicatory - causing blisters
noxious - injurious to physical or mental health; "noxious chemical wastes"; "noxious ideas"
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