What does revile mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vilify, revile, vituperate, railverb

    spread negative information about

    "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"


  1. revilenoun

    reproach; reviling

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

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

  2. revileverb

    To attack (someone) with abusive language.

    Etymology: 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. Revilenoun

    reproach; reviling

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revile

    rē-vīl′, v.t. to reproach: to calumniate.—v.i. to speak contemptuously.—ns. Revile′ment, the act of reviling, reproach; Revil′er.—adv. Revil′ingly. [Pfx. re-, again, O. Fr. aviler, to make vile, from a—L. ad, vil—L. vilis, cheap.]

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  1. levier, liever, relive

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revile in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of revile in a Sentence

  1. Ravi Ragbir:

    We are becoming regimes that we revile, they have reunited some, but they have not reunited all.

  2. Henry Adams:

    As for America, it is the ideal fruit of all your youthful hopes and reforms. Everybody is fairly decent, respectable, domestic, bourgeois, middle-class, and tiresome. There is absolutely nothing to revile except that it's a bore.

  3. Jesus Christ:

    Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven; for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

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