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

  Vituperation \Vi*tu`per*a"tion\, n. [L. vituperatio: cf. OF.
     vituperation. See Vituperate.]
     The act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.
     [1913 Webster]
           When a man becomes untractable and inaccessible by
           fierceness and pride, then vituperation comes upon him.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: abusive or venomous language used to express blame or
           censure or bitter deep-seated ill will [syn:
           vituperation, invective, vitriol]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "vituperation":
     abuse, assailing, assault, attack, berating, billingsgate,
     bitter words, blackening, blame, calumny, censure, contumely,
     diatribe, execration, hard words, invective, jawing, jeremiad,
     obloquy, onslaught, opprobrium, philippic, rating, revilement,
     scolding, screed, scurrility, tirade, tongue-lashing,

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  VITUPERATION, n.  Saite, as understood by dunces and all such as
  suffer from an impediment in their wit.

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