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vituperate
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
a severe verbal attack
  • Martin turned on her with fury, statistics, vituperation, religious zeal, and confused metaphors.
    Chapter 3 (50% in)
  • ..."our trusting new lil brother, Arrowsmith") debating with a slight thin-bearded man—Dr. William T. Smith, assistant in bio-chemistry—the possibility of increasing the effects of all enzymes by doses of X-rays, as he heard one associate-member vituperate another for his notions of cell-chemistry and denounce Ehrlich as "the Edison of medical science," Martin perceived new avenues of exciting research; he stood on a mountain, and unknown valleys, craggy tantalizing paths, were open to...
    Chapter 26 (83% in)

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