Thesaurus > Related Words: vilification

  Words related to vilification

Related / Similar Words: abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, smear, malignment

 

Definition:
  • a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team";
  • slanderous defamation;

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    Hyponyms: low blow, scurrility, billingsgate, stinger, cut, vituperation, invective, vitriol

     

    Derivational Morphology: vilify, revile, vituperate, rail, diss, insult, affront, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout, badmouth, malign, traduce, drag through the mud, defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch

     

     
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