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Revile 1100 Words You Need Week 20 Day 1

Published on April 25th, 2020 | Last updated on April 25th, 2020 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Revile 1100 Words You Need Week 20 Day 1 | 108 Views | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Revile 1100 Words You Need

Revile 1100 Words You Need

/rɪˈvaɪl/ (verb)

to criticize someone strongly, attack someone verbally, castigate, scold, scorn, abuse, insult, berate, disparage, censure, condemn, despise, disdain, use invective, reproach, reprimand, rebuke, tell off, reprove, lecture

The seventh president was a slave owner and oppressed Native Americans. Should he be revered…or reviled?

Should the seventh president be revered or reviled? The question of how to grapple with Andrew Jackson’s tarnished reputation has existed since Old Hickory’s contested lifetime.

Known as strong-willed, argumentative and combative in his day, Jackson’s critics point to his harsh treatment of enslaved workers and his forced removal of Native Americans from their ancestral lands as reasons why valorizing him is offensive. His fans, on the other hand, cite him as a populist hero who challenged the political establishment and ushered in a new era of exploration and American expansion. Jackson is considered so influential that his face is on the front of the $20 bill—a fact that has inspired controversy in recent years as consecutive Secretaries of the Treasury tussle over whether it’s appropriate to keep him there.

Source: https://www.history.com/

Antonym: flatter, butter up, adulate, admire, praise, revere

Noun: revilement, reviler

Farsi: ناسزا گفتن ،فحش دادن ناسزا

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