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 for vituperate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vituperate \Vi*tu"per*ate\ (?; 277), v. t. [L. vituperatus, p.
     p. of vituperare to blame, vituperate; vitium a fault +
     parare to prepare. See Vice a fault, and Pare, v. t.]
     To find fault with; to scold; to overwhelm with wordy abuse;
     to censure severely or abusively; to rate.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda
           vilified the Jews" [syn: vilify, revile, vituperate,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  60 Moby Thesaurus words for "vituperate":
     abuse, asperse, assail, attack, bark at, bawl out, berate,
     betongue, blacken, blackguard, blame, call names, calumniate,
     castigate, censure, chasten, chew out, chide, condemn, curse,
     cuss out, damn, decry, denounce, deprecate, depreciate, devaluate,
     devalue, diminish, disparage, epithet, epithetize, execrate,
     fulminate against, inculpate, jaw, lambaste, lash,
     load with reproaches, malign, put down, rag, rail, rail at, rate,
     rave against, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, revile, run down, scold,
     swear at, thunder against, tongue-lash, traduce, upbraid, vilify,
     yell at, yelp at

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