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  • 141Lampooning — Lampoon Lam*poon , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lampooned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lampooning}.] To subject to abusive ridicule expressed in a work of art; to make (a person, behavior, or institution) the subject of a lampoon. [1913 Webster +PJC] Ribald poets… …

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  • 142Libel — Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some wicked …

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  • 143Libeled — Libel Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some… …

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  • 144Libeling — Libel Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some… …

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  • 145Libelled — Libel Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some… …

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  • 146Libelling — Libel Li bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Libeled} ( b[e^]ld) or {Libelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Libeling} or {Libelling}.] 1. To defame, or expose to public hatred, contempt, or ridicule, by a writing, picture, sign, etc.; to lampoon. [1913 Webster] Some… …

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  • 147Malign — Ma*lign , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Maligned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Maligning}.] [Cf. L. malignare. See {Malign}, a.] To treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to wrong; to injure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The people practice what mischiefs and… …

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  • 148Maligned — Malign Ma*lign , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Maligned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Maligning}.] [Cf. L. malignare. See {Malign}, a.] To treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to wrong; to injure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The people practice what… …

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  • 149Maligning — Malign Ma*lign , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Maligned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Maligning}.] [Cf. L. malignare. See {Malign}, a.] To treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to wrong; to injure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The people practice what… …

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  • 150Scandalize — Scan dal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scandalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scandalizing}.] [F. scandaliser, L. scandalizare, from Gr. skandali zein.] 1. To offend the feelings or the conscience of (a person) by some action which is considered immoral or… …

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  • 151Scandalized — Scandalize Scan dal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scandalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scandalizing}.] [F. scandaliser, L. scandalizare, from Gr. skandali zein.] 1. To offend the feelings or the conscience of (a person) by some action which is considered… …

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  • 152Scandalizing — Scandalize Scan dal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scandalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scandalizing}.] [F. scandaliser, L. scandalizare, from Gr. skandali zein.] 1. To offend the feelings or the conscience of (a person) by some action which is considered… …

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  • 153Spatter — Spat ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spattered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spattering}.] [From the root of spit salvia.] 1. To sprinkle with a liquid or with any wet substance, as water, mud, or the like; to make wet of foul spots upon by sprinkling; as, to… …

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  • 154Spattered — Spatter Spat ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spattered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spattering}.] [From the root of spit salvia.] 1. To sprinkle with a liquid or with any wet substance, as water, mud, or the like; to make wet of foul spots upon by sprinkling; as …

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  • 155Spattering — Spatter Spat ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spattered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spattering}.] [From the root of spit salvia.] 1. To sprinkle with a liquid or with any wet substance, as water, mud, or the like; to make wet of foul spots upon by sprinkling; as …

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  • 156Suggil — Sug gil, v. t. [L. suggillare, sugillare, suggillatum, sugillatum, literally, to beat black and blue.] To defame. [Obs.] Abp. Parker. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 157Syn — Calumniate Ca*lum ni*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calumniated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {calumniating}.] [L. calumniatus, p. p. of calumniari. See {Calumny}, and cf. {Challenge}, v. t.] To accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of… …

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  • 158Vilified — Vilify Vil i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vilified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vilifying}.] [L. vilis vile + fly; cf. L. vilificare to esteem of little value.] 1. To make vile; to debase; to degrade; to disgrace. [R.] [1913 Webster] When themselves they… …

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  • 159Vilify — Vil i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vilified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vilifying}.] [L. vilis vile + fly; cf. L. vilificare to esteem of little value.] 1. To make vile; to debase; to degrade; to disgrace. [R.] [1913 Webster] When themselves they vilified To… …

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  • 160Vilifying — Vilify Vil i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vilified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vilifying}.] [L. vilis vile + fly; cf. L. vilificare to esteem of little value.] 1. To make vile; to debase; to degrade; to disgrace. [R.] [1913 Webster] When themselves they… …

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