Re·vile v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Reviled p. pr. & vb. n. Reviling.] To address or abuse with opprobrious and contemptuous language; to reproach. “And did not she herself revile me there?”
Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again. --1 Pet. ii. 23.
Syn: -- To reproach; vilify; upbraid; calumniate.
Re·vile, n. Reproach; reviling. [Obs.]
The gracious Judge, without revile, replied. --Milton.
v : spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda
vilified the Jews" [syn: vilify, vituperate, rail]