Noun(1) (H2SO4(2) abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
Verb(1) expose to the effects of vitriol or injure with vitriol(2) subject to bitter verbal abuse
(1) it was as if his words were spraying vitriol on her face(2) You may see some vitriol and some rhetoric here.(3) This argumentative beginning to their marital bliss soon deteriorated into vitriol and spite, after which the two split in very short order, fighting over money and who owned what.(4) Make no mistake: this is the vitriol of a disillusioned fan, not a bemused outsider.(5) He was sick of the personal vitriol and unfounded character assassination that was arriving via Letters to the Editor.(6) You couldn't mention one to the other without splenetic vitriol pouring out.(7) Despite the vitriol voiced in September which prompted the dress-code discussion in the first place, the district is satisfied with the status quo.(8) It's hardly standard practice for a hostile takeover, where it is normal to pour as much scorn and vitriol on the target's management as possible.(9) On the afternoon of May 22, she poured half a litre of vitriol into a flask and entered Shen's office.(10) He was shocked by the vitriol in Washington and by his own poor judgment.(11) The state cannot be held to account for every outburst of vitriol , unless, of course, it has appointed the writer in question in a key position in a publication it supervises.(12) The vitriol rolled off his tongue for nearly 20 minutes.(13) It's something of a disappointment when you had been hoping for a tirade of vitriol against humanity.(14) Some homophobic views were probably softened through empathy, while others hardened amid increasing vitriol directed at the gay community.(15) All the bile and vitriol she had gathered over a lifetime of disappointment came pouring out.(16) It starts out as debate and ends up full of hate, name-calling and vitriol .
1. vituperation ::
2. invective ::
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