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denigrating

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  • verbbelittle, malign
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Synonyms for denigrating

verb belittle, malign
  • besmirch
  • defame
  • disparage
  • impugn
  • slander
  • vilify
  • asperse
  • blacken
  • blister
  • calumniate
  • decry
  • knock
  • libel
  • revile
  • roast
  • scandalize
  • traduce
  • bad mouth
  • dis
  • give black eye
  • mudsling
  • put down
  • rip up
  • run down
  • tear down

Antonyms for denigrating

  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
  • laud
  • boost
  • cherish
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More words related to denigrating

defamatory

adjective. libelous, slanderous
  • abusive
  • calumnious
  • contumelious
  • denigrating
  • derogatory
  • detracting
  • detractive
  • disparaging
  • injurious
  • insulting
  • maligning
  • opprobrious
  • traducing
  • vilifying
  • vituperative

opprobrious

adjective. abusive, hateful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.