reviler


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re·vile

 (rĭ-vīl′)
v. re·viled, re·vil·ing, re·viles
v.tr.
To assail with scornful or abusive language; vituperate. See Synonyms at scold.
v.intr.
To use scornful or abusive language.

[Middle English revilen, from Old French reviler : re-, re- + vil, vile; see vile.]

re·vile′ment n.
re·vil′er n.
re·vil′ing·ly adv.
References in classic literature ?
Silent, grim, colossal, the big city has ever stood against its revilers.
reviler, as well as by a portfolio valuation mandate for the largest domestic real estate fund in India and a mandate from the iconic Australian retail brand, David Jones.
In honour of John Batchelor, who in his early life left his country for his country's good; who on his return devoted his life and energies to setting class against class, a traitor to the Crown, a reviler of the aristocracy, a hater of the clergy, a panderer to the multitude; who, as first Chairman of the Cardiff School Board squandered funds to which he did not contribute; who is sincerely mourned by unpaid creditors to the amount of 50,000 pounds; who at the dose of a wasted and misspent life died a pauper, this monument, to the eternal disgrace of Cardiff, is erected by sympathetic Radicals.
A literate boy, Themba, becomes a reviler, using indecent language against someone who has done absolutely nothing to warrant such a verbal attack.