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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a harsh and improper manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • He behaved abusively toward his children
  • Adjective : an abusive author; abusive remarks. ,his abusive handling of the horse. ,an abusive exercise of power
  • On the one hand, obviously the poster meant to do it abusively, which is out of order, as you say.
  • Law may be applied reasonably or not, or even abusively. for more
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