Part of speech:
To reduce in esteem or rank.
To disparage; belittle.
An acclaiming or being acclaimed
A false and malicious statement meant to hurt someone's reputation
(Christian Theol.) Unseemly conduct of a religious person that discredits religion or causes moral lapse in another
Act of publishing or displaying publicly such a thing
Vilify is defined as to make a comment about a person that makes him look bad.
(Archaic) To disgrace.
To make maliciously or knowingly false statements about.
To spread false or damaging charges against; slander
To fail to uphold; disregard or violate:
Detract is defined as to take away from or reduce.
To use abusive or contemptuous language in speaking to or about; call bad names
To violate the virginity or chastity of
To speak blasphemy.
To call evil or injury down on; damn
The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
To dull the luster of; discolor, especially by exposure to air or dirt:
To stain; sully:
To denigrate is to belittle or attack someone's reputation.
To soil, stain, or dirty with or as if with a smearing agent:
To cause a blot (on something) by spilling a coloured substance.
(Now Rare) To slander; defame
To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
To coat (fish or meat, for example) with pepper and other spices and then quickly sear in a very hot skillet, thereby producing meat that is black on the outside but tender on the inside.
To defeat decisively.
To bring from concealment; disclose.
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
To reduce the height of
Full of calumnies; slanderous
Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another.
Characterized by or constituting slander
Insulting or hurtful language, especially when used to threaten or demoralize:
The malicious denunciation or slandering of another person, especially as part of an effort to ruin the reputation of a public figure.
Evil talk about someone; slander
To have a forceful effect on
To show to be untrue; prove false
To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
To twist out of a proper or natural relation of parts; misshape:
To be an improper or bad representative of
To pass over lightly or carelessly; treat without due consideration.
To apply (a ) to, so as to leave a coating, mark, etc.
The quality or state of being nice
To exalt and honor (God), as in worship
To try to please, or ingratiate oneself with, by praise and attention
The definition of malign is to speak badly about or criticism someone.
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
To profane or sully
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