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He was honored and condemned, respected and despised—yet, for all the vilification, he was a patriot who for better or worse, built the FBI into a professional crime-fighting organization unmatched anywhere in the world.
WORKING FOR J. EDGAR HOOVER, I SAW HIS WORST EXCESSES AND BEST INTENTIONSPAUL LETERSKYJULY 22, 2021TIME
Foreigners who attempted personal vilification found him ready to meet them with their own weapons.
MINOR POEMS BY MILTONJOHN MILTON
Evidently Milton can cull words of extreme disparagement and vilification as well as words of unapproachable poetic beauty.
MINOR POEMS BY MILTONJOHN MILTON
Vilification tore at the other's lips, until friend and enemy marveled at what Steve took in silence.
THEN I'LL COME BACK TO YOULARRY EVANS
So vile was their language and conduct that "comedy" came to signify abuse and vilification.
HISTORY OF ENGLISH HUMOUR, VOL. 1 (OF 2)ALFRED GUY KINGAN L'ESTRANGE
Campaigns of vilification, corruption and false pretence have lost their usefulness.
THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKINGDALE CARNAGEY (AKA DALE CARNEGIE) AND J. BERG ESENWEIN
It is a high trust, and despite the abuse and vilification heaped upon me, I shall remain faithful to it.
THEFTJACK LONDON
He keeps his servility sweet by preserving it in the salt of vilification.
THE SHADOW ON THE DIAL, AND OTHER ESSAYSAMBROSE BIERCE
All this vilification is really the tribute that mediocrity pays to genius.
THOMAS PAINE, THE APOSTLE OF LIBERTYJOHN E. REMSBURG
In the same style, however, the Negroes are given their share of vilification.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 8, 1923VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO VILIFICATION

  • Cancers
  • afflictions
  • banes
  • burdens
  • calamities
  • crosses
  • disasters
  • evil eyes
  • evils
  • hydras
  • jinxes
  • ordeals
  • pestilences
  • plagues
  • scourges
  • torments
  • tribulations
  • troubles
  • vexations
  • voodoo
  • aspersion
  • calumniation
  • calumny
  • character assassination
  • defamation
  • defaming
  • deprecation
  • derogation
  • detraction
  • disparagement
  • libel
  • put-down
  • ridicule
  • scorn
  • slander
  • traducement
  • traducing
  • vilification
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