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English Dictionary: vituperation by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
vituperation
n
  1. abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
    Synonym(s): vituperation, invective, vitriol
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Vituperation \Vi*tu`per*a"tion\, n. [L. vituperatio: cf. OF.
      vituperation. See {Vituperate}.]
      The act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.
  
               When a man becomes untractable and inaccessible by
               fierceness and pride, then vituperation comes upon him.
                                                                              --Donne.
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