/vɪˈtuːpɚətɪv/ | (Formed from Latin vituperātiō (“a blaming, censuring”))

adj – Marked by harsh spoken or written abuse; invective; scolding; abusive

“We cannot be friends if you continue to attack me with vituperative words.”


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6 thoughts on “vituperative

  1. Sounds like the root base of the word, “vituperative,”might be “viper.” Some folks out there for have a nasty bite.

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