Revilement Re*vile"ment, n. The act of reviling; also, contemptuous language; reproach; abuse. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • revilement — I noun abuse, affront, animadversion, aspersion, berating, billingsgate, bitter words, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, cursing, denunciation, depreciation, detraction, diatribe, discommendation, disparagement, execration …   Law dictionary

  • revilement — noun see revile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • revilement — See revile. * * * …   Universalium

  • revilement — noun The act of reviling …   Wiktionary

  • revilement — Synonyms 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,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • revilement — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Harsh, often insulting language: abuse, billingsgate, contumely, invective, obloquy, railing, reviling, scurrility, scurrilousness, vituperation. See PRAISE …   English dictionary for students

  • revilement — re vile·ment || rɪ vaɪlmÉ™nt n. abuse, disparagement, defamation, libel, derision …   English contemporary dictionary

  • revilement — n 1. vituperation, assailment, abuse, attack, belaboring; curse, execration, imprecation, malediction, anathematization; invective, railing, fulmination, upbraiding, objurgation, contumely, berating, scolding, tongue lashing; censure, reproach,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • revilement — re·vile·ment …   English syllables

  • revilement — noun 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 • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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