abusive[ uh-byoo-siv ]SEE DEFINITION OF abusive
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Many replies were made to Mr. Gladstone's pamphlet that were violent and abusive.
Lady Flo: Only that your husband is inciting mine to be abusive.
You are abusive, Ctesippus, said Dionysodorus, you are abusive!
The deputy followed me, indulging in a tirade of most abusive language.
The abusive term for all that is old and rude is already Gothic, Goths.
The European is loud, contemptuous, and abusive; the Malay cool and vindictive.
Against the Church and the monks his language is as abusive as that of the rest.
How if, as soon as Ernest came in, the tailor were to become violent and abusive?
Abusive of all, save that one he was engaged in, blaming the world for his failures.
But, strange to say, in spite of his being so abusive, his eyes wandered about uneasily.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABUSIVE
- put down