Definitions for revilerɪˈvaɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•vilerɪˈvaɪl(v.)-viled, -vil•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to address or speak of with contemptuous, abusive, or opprobrious language.

  2. (v.i.)to speak abusively.

Origin of revile:

1325–1375; ME < OF reviler. See re -, vile


Princeton's WordNet

  1. vilify, revile, vituperate, rail(verb)

    spread negative information about

    "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"


  1. revile(Noun)

    reproach; reviling

    The gracious Judge, without revile, replied. uE000245102uE001 Milton.

  2. revile(Verb)

    To attack (someone) with abusive language.

  3. Origin: From revilen, from re + aviler, from a- + vil; see vile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revile

    to address or abuse with opprobrious and contemptuous language; to reproach

  2. Revile(noun)

    reproach; reviling

Anagrams of revile

  1. levier, liever, relive

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