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When Putin finally gave vent to his grievances in public in a vituperative speech at a security conference in Munich in February 2007, American officials were stunned.

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The best entrepreneurs know that — even at its most vituperative — critical feedback is the necessary ingredient to startup success.

By now there are many hundreds of these tweets, varying from vehement to vituperative, from accusatory to abusive.

The blogs and listservs have lit up with angry, vituperative comments and threats.

There would seem to have been no actual counterpart in these languages to the vituperative swearing of modern days.

She scowled and would have become vituperative, but Raston moved the hand which held the envelope significantly.

Though naturally of a mild disposition, his controversies unfortunately assumed the harsh and vituperative tone of the period.

In the second place, he enjoyed Manuel's vituperative remarks about cutting the liver out of the "boss."

When he ceased to be witty, sarcastic, or vituperative, he became turgid.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vituperative, such as: calumniating, castigating, censorious, contumelious, defamatory, and derisive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.