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English definition of “vituperative”

vituperative

adjective uk   /vaɪˈtjuː.pər.ə.tɪv/ us    /-ˈtuː.pə.reɪ.t̬ɪv/ formal
A vituperative spoken or written attack is full of angry criticism: Miss Snowden yesterday launched a vituperative attack on her ex-boss and former lover.Complaining
vituperation
noun [U] uk   /vaɪˌtjuː.pərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌtuː.pəˈreɪ-/
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