When we arrived, the husband, who had been verbally abusing his wife, started to mouth off to my partner.
His father had been physically abusive and also verbally taunted him for having too big a nose and being weak and ugly.
But knowing Jenny like I know her, she would never allow herself to be verbally or physically abused by any man.
The famously unscripted, undisciplined, verbally incontinent VP tends to offer a little something for everyone.
She was sexually and verbally abused, leading her to the brink of suicide.
In the world she will hear indeed the same standard, for the most part, verbally commended.
He said that in the most positive terms, verbally and in writing.
The great dogmas are not, literally and verbally, in the Bible.
I told him all about my journey and related to him verbally the contents of Ballins letter.
Probably cited from recollection of Saint Augustine, but the passage is not verbally to be found.
late 15c., "dealing with words" (especially in contrast to things or realities), from Latin verbalis "consisting of words, relating to verbs," from verbum "word" (see verb). Verbal conditioning is recorded from 1954. Colloquial verbal diarrhea is recorded from 1823.