Monday, November 10, 2008

Word of the Week #28

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Song: "Rock You Like a Hurricane" by Scorpions

vituperation -- [vy-too-puh-RAY-shuhn] -- noun

Definition:
1. The act or an instance of speaking abusively to or about.
2. Sustained and severely abusive language.

Usage:
The issue of Prop. 8 in California has reduced many to simple vituperation instead of reasoned discussion.

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