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of, relating to, or characterized by verbal abuse

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expressing offensive reproach

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characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment

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What does our abusively liberal mainstream media, including The Register-Guard, want now?
The Statement of Objections follows from a complaint made by IRI against Nielsen and its parent, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, which alleged that those companies had acted abusively within the meaning of Article 86 of the EC Treaty.
10/2001 Regarding the Legal Status of Buildings Abusively Taken Between 6 March 1945-22 December 1989, Republished, with Subsequent Modifications.
He responded abusively and refused to drop the blade.
It had been an unregulated space with telcos, which allowed businesses to abusively send bulk SMS messages to unsuspecting customers.
in Carmarthen The party's spring conference in Swansea last year was overshadowed by an investigation into allegations an AM, Mick Bates, had behaved abusively towards a paramedic - allegations which later ended in a conviction for assault.
Here, too, MEPs have already stated that such a mechanism would sanction regions and cities unnecessarily and abusively.
After about six minutes Gerrard returned to the victim and allegedly confronted him abusively.
Unemployed David Peers has also been ordered by Justices at South East Surrey Magistrates' Court not to act abusively, enter public houses or social clubs in Reigate, Redhill or Merstham or carry open bottles of alcohol until 2016.
The show's strength is evident in the discomforting central section in which the group abusively takes out their confusion, resentment and rage upon their friend's comatose body.
He endeavoured to demonstrate this by ranting abusively, hurling himself at any poor girl who crossed his path "I've been in recovery longer than you" competition with Sophie before calling her a c***.
Mike Evans, prosecuting, told the court that when Stokes left Life after being given the police warning, he was seen again, acting abusively at the Prince of Wales pub.
He shouted abusively at them and as he approached one of the men saw O'Hare pull a knife from his trousers.
The former radio pundit is understood to have been charged with behaving abusively, causing criminal damage, making a threat to kill and issuing a threat to cause criminal damage.
She admitted: "I did use drugs in the 1980s, but not abusively and not in the manner in which they're trying to portray me.