vituperate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /vɪˈtʃuːpəɹeɪt/, /vɪˈtjuːpəɹeɪt/, /vaɪˈtʃuːpəɹeɪt/, /vaɪˈtjuːpəɹeɪt/
Verb

vituperate (vituperates, present participle vituperating; past and past participle vituperated)

  1. (transitive) To criticize in a harsh or abusive manner.
  2. (transitive) To revile, vilify, defame, go on about or mouth off about someone
  3. (intransitive) To use harsh or abusive wording.
Synonyms Related terms
  • See vice#Related_terms
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