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vi·tu·per·ate

 (vī-to͞o′pə-rāt′, -tyo͞o′-, vĭ-)
v. vi·tu·per·at·ed, vi·tu·per·at·ing, vi·tu·per·ates
v.tr.
To rebuke or criticize harshly or angrily; berate. See Synonyms at scold.
v.intr.
To use harshly critical or irate language; rail.

[Latin vituperāre, vituperāt-.]

vi·tu′per·a′tor n.

vituperate

(vɪˈtjuːpəˌreɪt)
vb
to berate or rail (against) abusively; revile
[C16: from Latin vituperāre to blame, from vitium a defect + parāre to make]
viˈtuperˌator n

vi•tu•per•ate

(vaɪˈtu pəˌreɪt, -ˈtyu-, vɪ-)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing. v.i.
1. to use harsh or abusive language.
v.t.
2. to censure harshly; revile.
[1535–45; < Latin vituperātus, past participle of vituperāre to spoil, blame =vitu-, variant of viti-, s. of vitium blemish, vice1 + -perāre, comb. form of parāre to furnish, provide (see prepare)]
vi•tu′per•a`tor, n.

vituperate


Past participle: vituperated
Gerund: vituperating

Imperative
vituperate
vituperate
Present
I vituperate
you vituperate
he/she/it vituperates
we vituperate
you vituperate
they vituperate
Preterite
I vituperated
you vituperated
he/she/it vituperated
we vituperated
you vituperated
they vituperated
Present Continuous
I am vituperating
you are vituperating
he/she/it is vituperating
we are vituperating
you are vituperating
they are vituperating
Present Perfect
I have vituperated
you have vituperated
he/she/it has vituperated
we have vituperated
you have vituperated
they have vituperated
Past Continuous
I was vituperating
you were vituperating
he/she/it was vituperating
we were vituperating
you were vituperating
they were vituperating
Past Perfect
I had vituperated
you had vituperated
he/she/it had vituperated
we had vituperated
you had vituperated
they had vituperated
Future
I will vituperate
you will vituperate
he/she/it will vituperate
we will vituperate
you will vituperate
they will vituperate
Future Perfect
I will have vituperated
you will have vituperated
he/she/it will have vituperated
we will have vituperated
you will have vituperated
they will have vituperated
Future Continuous
I will be vituperating
you will be vituperating
he/she/it will be vituperating
we will be vituperating
you will be vituperating
they will be vituperating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vituperating
you have been vituperating
he/she/it has been vituperating
we have been vituperating
you have been vituperating
they have been vituperating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vituperating
you will have been vituperating
he/she/it will have been vituperating
we will have been vituperating
you will have been vituperating
they will have been vituperating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vituperating
you had been vituperating
he/she/it had been vituperating
we had been vituperating
you had been vituperating
they had been vituperating
Conditional
I would vituperate
you would vituperate
he/she/it would vituperate
we would vituperate
you would vituperate
they would vituperate
Past Conditional
I would have vituperated
you would have vituperated
he/she/it would have vituperated
we would have vituperated
you would have vituperated
they would have vituperated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vituperate - spread negative information aboutvituperate - spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"
blackguard, clapperclaw, abuse, shout - use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"

vituperate

verb
To attack with harsh, often insulting language:
Translations

vituperate

[vɪˈtjuːpəreɪt] (frm)
A. VTvituperar, llenar de injurias
B. VI to vituperate against sth/sbvituperar algo/a algn

vituperate

vischmähen (geh) (→ against +acc), → verunglimpfen (→ against +acc)
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He has amply succeeded in his declared intention of rescuing Ambrose from the hagiographers, and the western homoeans from their vituperators.