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Word: revile

Definition: attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)


More Vocab Words

::: dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
::: dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
::: advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation