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.
Stephen's over-all judgement was dismissive; his tone was that of typical Reviler condescension; and, as one would expect from one of the great Victorian stylists who was known for the logic and clarity of his writings, he elegantly and ruthlessly pursued his arguments to their natural ends.
in French, this lord's name is closer to the Old French reviler, which is 'to revile,' or 'assail with abusive language,' indeed from which we get our English word revile.
son of a racist, drink-sodden, reviler of women, homophobic.
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.
804) that offers an all but unique extant representation of the death of Thersites, an incident, our sources tell us, prompted by a scurrilous piece of abuse that the reviler directed at Achilles concerning his love for Penthesilea.
A literate boy, Themba, becomes a reviler, using indecent language against someone who has done absolutely nothing to warrant such a verbal attack.