Mitt Romney: Newt Gingrich has not picked up his reputation for being a “verbal weapon of mass destruction” for no reason.
Nor is it clear that police officers deserve more protection from verbal assault than ordinary citizens.
Moussa, a career diplomat and far more practiced public speaker, proved himself a master of verbal jujitsu.
Her husband stopped beating her when they moved here because he feared the police, but the verbal attacks continued.
The verbal irony in the story would have played well in the first century.
In Chinese even they yield up their striking secrets of verbal metaphor.
The Crucifixion.marvellous picture by an effort at a verbal account of it.
The third hypothesis overrates feeling; the fourth, reason; the fifth, verbal instruction.
It was wrong to trust any one with a verbal message in the cabinet of a fox.
This follows a verb or a verbal, but the verb of the clause introduced by like is regularly omitted.
late 15c., "dealing with words" (especially in contrast to things or realities), from Latin verbalis "consisting of words, relating to verbs," from verbum "word" (see verb). Verbal conditioning is recorded from 1954. Colloquial verbal diarrhea is recorded from 1823.