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Word: vilify

Definition: slander; speak evil of; N. vilification


More Vocab Words

::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
::: turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
::: constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
::: vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
::: paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
::: unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender