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abusive +‎ -ly

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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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  1. ^ “abusively” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 11.