abusively

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abusive +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

abusively (comparative more abusively, superlative most abusively)

  1. In an abusive manner; rudely; with abusive language. [First attested in the mid 16th century.][1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 11
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