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invective
used in Oliver Twist

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abusive or venomous language — usually expressing criticism or deep-seated ill will
  • At this intelligence, the worthy Mrs. Corney muttered a variety of invectives against old women who couldn't even die without purposely annoying their betters; and, muffling herself in a thick shawl which she hastily caught up, briefly requested Mr. Bumble to stay till she came back, lest anything particular should occur.
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (93% in)

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