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The Paralympics are supposed to celebrate people with disabilities, not revile them.

In the span of a few years, Crocs have gone from reviled to subversively cool to mainstream.

From Quartz

Specifically, how some ethnic groups that enjoy broad acceptance today were once reviled, such as, for example, the Irish.

While Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has long been reviled by Beijing as a dangerous “splittist,” his image was still displayed discreetly.

From Time

The company is widely reviled by all except those who cash its checks.

But his economy is in peril and the people who support him today may well revile him tomorrow.

And one day, perhaps, the conservatives who today revile John Roberts will give him his due.

While Democrats tend to revile their losing candidates, Republicans revere theirs.

He would set impositions of unprecedented length, and revile himself for ruining the victim's handwriting.

They praise that which they know, they revile that which they know not.

The public were p. 158appealed to on the subject; pamphlets were written and newspapers were hired to revile the railway.

We had a bugle player who played revile when the German Camp Commander and his group came in every morning.

As soon as they arrived Inside the wire he would start playing a swinging revile.


On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to revile, such as: berate, castigate, chide, criticize, denounce, and disparage.

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