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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will; (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide v. - Subject to bitter verbal abuse; Expose to the effects of verbal abuse or harsh language.

Usage examples (34)
  • This vitriol is a sign that we are still crabs in a barrel.
  • Your vitriol is almost always concentrated on those not left ENOUGH.
  • The only one you hurt with your little temper tantrums and vitriol is YOURSELF.
  • How much vitriol is being spent against Egypt and their portion of the blockade? for more
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