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invective
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
abusive or venomous language — usually expressing criticism or deep-seated ill will
  • "Philip burst into one of his invectives against 'The Creation' the other day," said Lucy, seating herself at the piano.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (56% in)

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