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Meaning of VITUPERATIVE

Pronunciation:  v`It'oopurutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by harshly abusive criticism; "his scathing remarks about silly lady novelists"; "her vituperative railing"
 

VITUPERATIVE is a 12 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: critical, scathing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vi*tu"per*a*tive\, a.
Uttering or writing censure; containing, or characterized by,
abuse; scolding; abusive. -- {Vi*tu"per*a*tive*ly}, adv.

      Vituperative appellations derived from their real or
      supposed ill qualities.                  --B. Jonson.

 

 

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