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He tried to explain to me the causes of many actions, justifying the vile and ruthless behavior of some.

It would not show the swirl of red-carpet events for “The Last Jedi” she posted on social media, or the vile online abuse that followed.

“Spitting blood is a vile, dangerous assault that Kevin was exposed to twice before dropping his body weight down on Arnaldo Pesoa to stop the threat,” Leigh said at trial.

One where each and every day, she could face hateful, vile attacks—verbal and physical—for simply existing.

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That way people can see that they are not just arguing about how vile any given politician is.

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Her first celebrity beef began when Snoop Dogg started Instagramming some pretty vile things about her, seemingly unprovoked.

The sex workers I spoke with rightly call it “vile,” “gross,” “terrifying,” and “exploitative.”

They are now in essence a sisterhood joined together by a vile incident.

And Daniel Webster, a great opponent of slavery, supported the vile Compromise of 1850, Fugitive Slave Act and all.

In the case of these vile perpetrators, it is probably all of the above.

It is a vile world because it is an under-educated world, unreasonable, suspicious, base and ferocious.

While he grieved over the loss of our little one, you conceived a vile plot to 'get even,' Oh, you—liar!

Let no opportunity be missed of exposing the true character of the vile and selfish agitators of the Anti-corn-law league.

But she was his mother, and even her harsh nature shuddered before the task of instructing him in this vile thing.

And having not the use of feet they are carried upon shoulders, declaring to men how vile they are.

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On this page you'll find 160 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vile, such as: appalling, contemptible, depraved, despicable, disgraceful, and disgusting.

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