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Word: vilify

Definition: slander; speak evil of; N. vilification


More Vocab Words

::: colossal - huge
::: squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
::: pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
::: vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
::: isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
::: bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)