Etymology
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vituperate (v.)

1540s, back-formation from vituperation, or else from Latin vituperatus, past participle of vituperare. "Not in common use until the beginning of the 19th c." [OED]. Related: Vituperated; vituperating.

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Definitions of vituperate

vituperate (v.)
spread negative information about;
Synonyms: vilify / revile / rail
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