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Word: revile

Definition: attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)


More Vocab Words

::: refraction - bending of a ray of light
::: maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
::: sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
::: impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
::: faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension