Synonyms for cussing

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The Colonel would compress his lips, cussing every Yankee on earth.

I know you're all right; I am ashamed of myself for cussing you.

“Cussing himself for——” The rest was lost in the noise of the team.

And not so much the cussing, Peter, as the useless compliments.

You'll die a natural death in bed, unless you gets to cussing me.

He wore a fur coat, bare legs, and slippers, cussing around most peevish.

That me back there in the second of July, he's cussing me out.

And we heard Duran's voice; "cussing in French," Ray said he was doing.

You can tell he was a gentleman once by the fluency of his cussing.

"Maybe I did, Jimmie," he said, half as if he were already sorry for the cussing out.

WORD ORIGIN

"to say bad words," 1815, alteration of curse (v.). Related: Cussed; cussing. To cuss out attested by 1881.

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