- vilify (v.)
- mid-15c., "to lower in worth or value," from Late Latin vilificare "to make cheap or base; to esteem of little value," from Latin vilis "cheap, base" (see vile) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Meaning "to slander, speak evil of" is first recorded 1590s. Related: Vilified, vilifying.
- 1. Why is he always trying to vilify my reputation?
- 2. But I also do not want people to vilify.
- 3. Chen Shui - bian's government also vilify the Chinese mainland issues.
- 还有 陈水扁 政府丑化中国大陆问题.
- 4. They branded her an apostate by imperial forces to vilify Islam. ""
- 他们指责她为“帝国主义者派来低毁伊斯兰教的叛教者 ”.
- 5. Two chose not to vilify Skilling, however.
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