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Related to revilement: revealment
v. re·viled, re·vil·ing, re·viles
To assail with scornful or abusive language; vituperate. See Synonyms at scold.
To use scornful or abusive language.
[Middle English revilen, from Old French reviler : re-, re- + vil, vile; see vile.]
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|Noun||1.||revilement - 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"|
low blow - unscrupulous abuse
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