vituperation


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vituperation \Vi*tu`per*a"tion\, n. [L. vituperatio: cf. OF.
   vituperation. See Vituperate.]
   The act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.
   [1913 Webster]

         When a man becomes untractable and inaccessible by
         fierceness and pride, then vituperation comes upon him.
                                                  --Donne.
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