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synonyms for vilifying

  • insulting
  • offensive
  • rude
  • calumniating
  • castigating
  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • defamatory
  • derisive
  • disparaging
  • insolent
  • invective
  • libelous
  • maligning
  • obloquious
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • reviling
  • sarcastic
  • scathing
  • scolding
  • scurrilous
  • sharp-tongued
  • slanderous
  • traducing
  • upbraiding
  • vituperative
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antonyms for vilifying

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  • kind
  • nice
  • respectful
  • complimentary
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    How to use vilifying in a sentence

    Fromentin was singing,—a ribald marching song, an unprintable thing, salacious and vilifying the Boches.
    THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
    What were further pecuniary exonerations, but deeper plunges into vilifying dissoluteness?
    CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
    Vilifying remarks are made and repeated among them which clever people would be incapable of uttering.
    CONVERSATIONMARY GREER CONKLIN
    For years he assailed me from every angle, his vilifying articles never ceasing until his death.
    NAT GOODWIN'S BOOKNAT C. GOODWIN
    Well, we finished the Australian tour and came back to America, only to be met with more severe and even more vilifying articles.
    NAT GOODWIN'S BOOKNAT C. GOODWIN
    The meanness of the whole affair offended him—two big, strong men vilifying a woman with no protector but her two hands.
    TOM GROGANF. HOPKINSON SMITH
    These are all vilifying distinctions, mortifying preferences, and exclude all ideas of esteem and regard.
    THE PG EDITION OF CHESTERFIELD'S LETTERS TO HIS SONTHE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
    No man—no woman—is always strong, always able to bear up against the unjust opinion, the vilifying word.
    SHIRLEYCHARLOTTE BRONT
    I told you what sort Virelet was, straight as I could, without vilifying my own flesh and blood.
    THE COMBINED MAZEMAY SINCLAIR
    We pity him, that he did not see the force of his own evidence, that he was not led to the truth, rather than to the vilifying it.
    THE CATHOLIC WORLD; VOL. IV.; OCTOBER, 1866, TO MARCH, 1867.E. RAMEUR
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