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

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Both Irene and Clare are at once the villains and the victims of a society that would force them to choose one existence over another, vilifying Claire’s choices in one breath and praising Irene’s fair skin in the next.
Wilkie used this language despite a caution from one of his own senior lawyers, who suggested rephrasing to avoid “deterring women veterans from coming forward” by “overly vilifying” Goldstein, according to the report.
These facts will make it more difficult — more egregiously shameful — to vilify the arts as elite, out of touch or apart from the mainstream of American life.
While she’s been embraced by voters in neighborhoods most affected by crime and policing, she’s been vilified in communities where most of the city’s police officers live.
I took on my own party and my own president on this, and I was vilified, and I was called a traitor and a RINO.
On the other hand, I could not bring myself by lengthy or impossible quotations to vilify Duns.
To vilify another is foolish; to repeat it, is the function of a rogue.
I should require "a character" at some time or another, and there was a body of men primed and ready to vilify and crush me.
Again he calls upon his fawning admirers to annihilate Christianity, to hunt it down, to vilify it, to ruin it.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
But what would become of "bad tongues" in this world if there were not generous natures to calumniate and vilify?
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER

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