AskDefine | Define revilement

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revilement n : 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" [syn: abuse, insult, contumely, vilification]

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  1. The act of reviling.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abuse, assailing, assault, attack, berating, bitter words, blackening, calumny, character assassination, contumely, defamation, defamation of character, defilement, denigration, diatribe, execration, hard words, invective, jawing, jeremiad, malicious defamation, muckraking, mudslinging, name-calling, obloquy, onslaught, opprobrium, philippic, rating, screed, scurrility, smear, smear campaign, smear word, tirade, tongue-lashing, vilification, vituperation
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