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vituperate

Saltos de línea: vi¦tu¦per|ate
Pronunciación: /vɪˈtjuːpəreɪt
 
, vʌɪ-/

Definición de vituperate en inglés:

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[with object] archaic
Blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language.
Sinónimos
revile, rail against, inveigh against, fulminate against, attack, upbraid, berate, harangue, lambaste, reprimand, castigate, chastise, rebuke, scold, chide, censure, condemn, damn, denounce, find fault with, run down, take to task, vilify, denigrate, calumniate, insult, abuse, curse, slander, smear
informal slate, slam, knock, hammer, carpet, roast, skewer, crucify, read someone the Riot Act, lay into, tear a strip off, bawl out, give someone a dressing-down, tell off, bad-mouth
British informal rubbish, slag off
archaic contemn
rare asperse, excoriate, vilipend

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin vituperat- 'censured, disparaged' (see vituperation).

Derivados

vituperator

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Even when the vituperators are women, they mostly fling profanities at themselves, not at their male relatives.
  • My method is merely to return to the vituperators the words of their own mouth as an antidote to their falsehoods.
  • In most cases, a cold dose of healthy public ridicule would quench the more volcanic vituperators and reason would be restored.

Words that rhyme with vituperate

recuperate

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