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vilify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of vilify

  1. to make untrue and harmful statements about <claimed that she had been vilified by the press because of her conservative views> Synonyms asperse, blacken, calumniate, defame, libel, malign, smear, traduce, slanderRelated Words belittle, denigrate, detract, disparage; discredit, disgrace, dishonor, shame; abase, debase, degrade, humble, humiliate; disdain, scornNear Antonyms exalt, glorify, honor; acclaim, applaud, commend, praise; esteem, respect; admire, regard; adore, revere, venerate, worship


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