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English Meaning(s) for あく

  1. lye
  2. harsh taste; bitter taste; alkaline taste; astringency
  3. scum (on a soup, broth etc.)
  4. (excessive) self-assertiveness; strong individuality; strong idiosyncrasy (also written incorrectly as 悪)

Definition and Synonyms for あく

Lye a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide
Synonyms: あく

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Caustic any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
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Sample Sentences for あく

He stared a hole through her.
To survive, the polar bear must keep its body at the right temperature and store enough energy to last between meals that could be a few days or a few months apart.
Money is the root of all evil.
Any virtuous idea can be vicious in itself.

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