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[ US /ˌvaɪˈtupɝətɪv, vəˈtupɝətɪv/ ]
[ UK /vˈɪtjuːpəɹətˌɪv/ ]
  1. marked by harshly abusive criticism
    his scathing remarks about silly lady novelists
    her vituperative railing
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How To Use vituperative In A Sentence

  • Now in a rapid descent, Broder's shuffle become more of a mad dash to avoid the fallout of his next instance of lack of lucidity by asserting that Ned Lamont supporters are "vituperative", bloggers of the left are all "angry", and Republican Senator Mike DeWine of Ohio, and Bush sycophant fame, is an "ally of the center". Broder Bashes Bloggers While Doing the "Bush Bash"!
  • Between "keelish," "coblish" and "sheelish," the respective dialects of the north-country keelman, pilot and tradesman, he had at his command a source of supply unrivalled in vituperative richness, abundance and variety. The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore
  • Why can he not be more vituperative, more passionate, even more enamoured of the boys and of the duty we have entrusted him with?
  • Yet working-class people and lifestyles are subject to vituperative attacks.
  • He is often the victim of vituperative remarks concerning his wealth.
  • Its lush harmonic arrangements conceal some vituperative and downright nasty lyrics, delivered in a deceptively deadpan manner.
  • I thought it was one of those vituperative, ugly personal hate contributions I sometimes get which make me feel ill all day.
  • The attacks on Australian judges in recent times have become more vituperative, more sustained and more intensely personal.
  • In their hey-day, the Seven Deadlies could draw forth endless hours of vituperative sermonising in the churches and cathedrals that were packed to capacity.
  • Professors shouldn't be singling out students in vituperative emails.
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