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·vil·ing, n. Reproach; abuse; vilification.
Neither be ye afraid of their revilings. --Isa. li. 7.
Re·vil·ing, a. Uttering reproaches; containing reproaches. -- Re*vil*ing*ly, adv.