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Word: vituperative

Definition: abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively


More Vocab Words

::: intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
::: brawl - noisy quarrel
::: miserly - stingy; mean
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge