abusively

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abusive +‎ -ly

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Adverb[edit]

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ “abusively” in Lesley Brown, editor, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 11.