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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To scold harshly.

Usage examples (28)
  • We avoid the neighbors who tend to vituperate us if we even set foot on their lawn.
  • Instead of preaching to the choir, challenge them, educate them, de-vituperate them.
  • The intollerant and vituperate Republicans were removed and the Democrats reached the majority party!
  • Put it this way: to the extent that they exist now, the “real Republicans” vituperate them and drive them off. for more
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