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Word: vilify

Definition: slander; speak evil of; N. vilification


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::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
::: mollify - soothe an angry person
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
::: visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface
::: commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
::: concordat - formal agreement
::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight