[ flˈa͡ɪtɪŋ], [ flˈaɪtɪŋ], [ f_l_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ]
How to use "Flyting" in context?
"flyting" is a form of verbal abuse. The term is derived from Old English flyten, meaning "to mumble or rant." Flyting is typified by a passionate and repetitive argument. The abuser often begins by calling their companion an insult, followed by a flood of further invective. The aim of flyting is to provoke a response, which the abuser can exploit to their own advantage.
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