ABUSIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of abusive
a. coarsely insulting; physically harmful; characterized by improper or wrongful use
There has been abusive language on both sides that never want to get agreement from beginning.
Sentence in Classic:
After some rubbing of the lower part of his face, and some looking at us with those bad eyes, over his grisly fingers, he made one more address to me, half whining, and half abusive.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She also had a letter from Suellen, poorly spelled, violent, abusive, tear splotched, a letter so full of venom and truthful observations upon her character that she was never to forget it nor forgive the writer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
One may be continually abusive without saying anything just; but one cannot always be laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Everybody knows this, and the slave knows it best of all; so that he feels that there are ten chances of his finding an abusive and tyrannical master, to one of his finding a considerate and kind one.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
She had allowed him to live beneath her roof, assuming that he was a man of honour, and he had simply abused her hospitality.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Holmes, and not to abuse your patience, there came a night when he made one of those drunken sallies from which he never came back.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He abused me a little for being so slow; but I told him I fell in the river, and that was what made me so long.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context