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abusive

adjective

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marked by harsh insulting language
  • never one to believe that honorable people can disagree honorably, he invariably launches abusive attacks against anyone who dares to challenge him

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The first known use of abusive was in 1538

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“Abusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abusive. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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