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  • The successful Yellow candidate for the borough of Old Topping, perhaps, feels no pursuant meditative hatred toward the Blue editor who consoles his subscribers with vituperative rhetoric against Yellow men who sell their country, and are the demons of private life; but he might not be sorry, if law and opportunity favored, to kick that Blue editor to a deeper shade of his favorite color.

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  • Bennington was sitting near Piedmont and shot me a few vituperative glances that could have turned back the angel of death.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • From one open shop came the sound of blows and vituperation, and just as the officer came up to it a man in a gray coat with a shaven head was flung out violently.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace

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