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vituperate
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
a severe verbal attack
  • 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.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (83% in)

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