[Word of the Day] \vye-TOO-puh-rayt\

It's Monday! And the beginning of topics...are you as excited as I am? I hope so!

Brought to you by the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, our word to use this week is....

  • vituperate
  • audio pronunciation
  • \vye-TOO-puh-rayt\
      DEFINITION (verb)
1: to abuse or censure severely or abusively
2: to use harsh condemnatory language
During the team's recent seven-game losing streak, the coach was vituperated by many local sportswriters.

"No one likes to be belittled, ignored, vituperated, or unappreciated. Everyone warms to kindness, patience, and respect." -- From Susan Smith Jones's 2011 book The Joy Factor

Let's go out and use our big new word this week! To kick in some manners with our word: Remember, always be nice on the phone and do not vituperate the person on the other side! ;)
Leave me a comment and let me know how you used vituperate!

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