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Word: revile

Definition: attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)


More Vocab Words

::: stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
::: adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
::: servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
::: soothsayer - one who foretells the future
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher