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Word: vilify

Definition: slander; speak evil of; N. vilification


More Vocab Words

::: expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
::: enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
::: consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
::: dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
::: endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
::: onerous - burdensome
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition