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Word: vilify

Definition: slander; speak evil of; N. vilification


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::: aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: militant - combative; bellicose; N.
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
::: putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: humid - damp; N. humidity