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Word: revile

Definition: attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)


More Vocab Words

::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
::: felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
::: subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
::: forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
::: beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
::: conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism