adverb see abusive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Abusively — A*bu sive*ly, adv. In an abusive manner; rudely; with abusive language. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abusively — abusive ► ADJECTIVE 1) extremely offensive and insulting. 2) involving cruelty and violence. DERIVATIVES abusively adverb abusiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • abusively — adverb in an abusive manner he behaved abusively toward his children • Derived from adjective: ↑abusive …   Useful english dictionary

  • abusively — See abusive. * * * …   Universalium

  • abusively — adverb /əˈbuːsɪvli/ In an abusive manner; rudely; with abusive language …   Wiktionary

  • abusively — É™bjuːsɪvlɪ adv. with foul and abusive language; harmfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abusively — abu·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • abusively — See: abusive …   English dictionary

  • treat abusively — index mishandle (maltreat) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abusive — abusively, adv. abusiveness, n. /euh byooh siv/, adj. 1. using, containing, or characterized by harshly or coarsely insulting language: an abusive author; abusive remarks. 2. treating badly or injuriously; mistreating, esp. physically: his… …   Universalium

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