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Word of the Day 10/09/20 Vituperate

Vituperate (verb)
vituperate [ vahy-too-puh-reyt, -tyoo-, vi- ]


verb (used with or without object), vi·tu·per·at·ed, vi·tu·per·at·ing.
to use or address with harsh or abusive language; revile.

OTHER WORDS FROM VITUPERATE
vi·tu·per·a·tor, noun
un·vi·tu·per·at·ed, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO VITUPERATE
asperse, rate, castigate, vilify, condemn, growl, curse, traduce, scold, insult, lambaste, rail, denounce, censure, blame, abuse, upbraid, accuse, reproach, revile

SYNONYMS FOR VITUPERATE
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censure, vilify, berate.

ANTONYMS FOR VITUPERATE
praise, commend.

Origin: 1535–45; < Latin vituperātus (past participle of vituperāre to spoil, blame), equivalent to vituperā(re) (vitu-, variant (before a labial) of viti-, stem of vitium blemish, vice + -perāre, combining form of parāre to furnish, provide; see prepare) + -tus past participle suffix; see -ate

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