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  Definition of Vilification
  1. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"
  2. slanderous defamation
Similar Words: abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, smear, malignment

 

Hyponyms: low blow, scurrility, billingsgate, stinger, cut, vituperation, invective, vitriol

 

Derivational Morphology: vilify, revile, vituperate, rail, diss, insult, affront, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout, badmouth, malign, traduce, drag through the mud, defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch

 

 
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