Log in
Home  »  1100 Words You Need to Know FlashcardsEnglish Vocabulary in Context   »   Vilify 1100 Words You Need Week 40 Day 2

Vilify 1100 Words You Need Week 40 Day 2

Vilify 1100 Words You Need Week 40 Day 2

Vilify 1100 Words You Need Week 40 Day 2

/ˈvɪl.ɪ.faɪ/ (verb)

to say or write bad and unpleasant things about someone to defame them, malign, stigmatize, besmirch, disparage, denigrate, revile, abuse, condemn, slander, libel, lay into, derogate, calumniate, criticize, pillory, run down

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is being “vilified and chased” by the tabloid press in the same way the late Princess Diana was, Hollywood superstar George Clooney has told an Australian magazine.

“I do want to say, they’re just chasing Meghan Markle everywhere,” Clooney told Who magazine during an interview in Los Angeles. “She’s a woman who is seven months pregnant and she has been pursued and vilified and chased in the same way that Diana was, and it’s history repeating itself,” he added. “We’ve seen how that ends.”

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/

Antonym: compliment, commend

Noun: vilification, vilifier


About Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl

Dr. Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl is an English and Persian instructor, researcher, inventor, author, blogger, SEO expert, website developer, and the creator of LELB Society. He's got a PhD in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). Study our guest posting guidelines for authors.

View All 3981 Posts by this Author »

We respond to all comments immediately. View the 30 newest comments and new topics in forums, or create a new topic in forums.

Leave a Comment

ten + 14 =