vituperate
[ vahy-too-puh-reyt ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latin from Latin vituperat- ‘censured, disparaged’
Synonyms
  • abuse
  • curse
  • denounce
Antonyms
  • approve
  • commend
Definition
to use or address with harsh or abusive language; revile
Example
Regina was known to vituperate when addressing her minions.
Usage Over Time

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