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adjective as in insulted

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In the days of yore, stars both reviled and relied on the studio system to protect them from themselves.

Battle remains an elusive figure both respected and reviled in the beer industry.

Three-time champ Tony Stewart is reviled—and beloved—for his take-no-prisoners, borderline-unhinged attitude.

He said those deceivers would cause Christians who remain true to His teachings to become reviled.

It was once described as “the most reviled public statue ever erected” in the U.S.

Let us suppose that any one denying the theory of Laplace or the theory of Copernicus would be reviled as an "Infidel."

Some reviled the Bishop for being a Socinian, which he was not, and some for being a Scotchman, which he was.

I drew my sword, and threatened him but he was insensible to his danger; he reviled me, he spat at me with a child's virulence.

He fell conspicuously, illustriously, between the reviewers who reviled him, and the public who would have none of him.

She felt no anger that he reviled her; she could only sympathize with him in his great despair—despair that matched her own.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reviled, such as: aggrieved, disgraced, humiliated, outraged, shamed, and affronted.

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