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vituperative

[vahy-too-per-uh-tiv, -puh-rey-tiv, -tyoo-, vi-] /vaɪˈtu pər ə tɪv, -pəˌreɪ tɪv, -ˈtyu-, vɪ-/
adjective
1.
characterized by or of the nature of vituperation:
vituperative remarks.
Origin of vituperative
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; vituperate + -ive
Related forms
vituperatively, adverb
nonvituperative, adjective
nonvituperatively, adverb
unvituperative, adjective
unvituperatively, adverb
unvituperativeness, noun
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adj.

1727, from vituperate + -ive. Related: Vituperatively.

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