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To use offensive language

swear

verb

to use words that are deliberately offensive, for example because you are angry with someone

curse

verb

to use offensive or impolite language

curse

verb

to say or think offensive or impolite words about someone or something

blaspheme

verb

to swear using God’s name in a way that offends people

abuse

verb

to speak to someone in an angry, offensive way

cuss

verb

to swear

swear like a trooper

to swear a lot

turn the air blue

to swear many times or use a lot of rude words, for example because you are angry. You can also say that the air turns blue if someone speaks in this way.

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