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vituperative

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adjective vi·tu·per·a·tive \vī-ˈtü-p(ə-)rə-tiv, -pə-ˌrā-\

Definition of vituperative

  1. :  uttering or given to censure :  containing or characterized by verbal abuse

vituperatively adverb


Examples of vituperative in a sentence

  1. <the type of provocative magazine article that is guaranteed to engender vituperative threats of subscription cancellations>



1727

First Known Use of vituperative

1727


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