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synonyms for vilified

  • assail
  • berate
  • damn
  • decry
  • defame
  • denigrate
  • denounce
  • disparage
  • malign
  • mistreat
  • revile
  • slander
  • smear
  • abuse
  • asperse
  • attack
  • blister
  • censure
  • curse
  • cuss
  • debase
  • dig
  • jinx
  • knock
  • libel
  • pan
  • rap
  • roast
  • scorch
  • slam
  • slur
  • traduce
  • vituperate
  • voodoo
  • bad-mouth
  • call down
  • caluminate
  • dress down
  • dump on
  • give a black eye
  • mudsling
  • put a whammy on
  • put down
  • rag on
  • rip up
  • run down
  • skin alive
  • speak ill of
  • tear down
  • tear into
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antonyms for vilified

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  • approve
  • cherish
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exalt
  • favor
  • flatter
  • glorify
  • laud
  • praise
  • benefit
  • defend
  • honor
  • protect
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How to use vilified in a sentence

In the early years of his wedded life he killed in a duel —though unknown to his wife—a man who had vilified Mme. Desmarets.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
They have been vilified and traduced—but what would Ireland be without them?
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
To neither reformer nor reactionary would he concede one jot, p 164and in consequence from each side he was vilified.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
The encomium holding good of herself, she refrained from lecturing him on the subject of the vilified Denham.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
There is no class of persons so generally underrated and vilified, yet this would be a dull world without them.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
This gentleman found his character, as secretary to the Treasury, so vilified, that he called the writer to the field.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARYAMBROSE BIERCE
One day Estivet so vilified her that she had a relapse of fever.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
Irish music, which is thus vilified by some of our brethren, is the most beautiful Folk Music in the world.
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
Whenever I see the police force attacked and vilified, I always remember my association with it.
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WORDS RELATED TO VILIFIED

  • affronted
  • aggrieved
  • cursed
  • defamed
  • disgraced
  • dishonored
  • humiliated
  • hurt
  • mocked
  • outraged
  • reviled
  • ridiculed
  • shamed
  • slandered
  • slighted
  • vilified
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