transitive verbvilified, vilifying, vilifies
- You speak of democracy but vilify those that dare speak against your hero.
- How long will it be before the French working class as a whole is vilified in this manner?
- The SF president also launched attacks on the Government for trying to vilify the party but argued that while the peace process was in tatters, it could be rebuilt.
- The Essex-born player was vilified in the press and effigies of him were hung in streets.
- To vilify the ancient and heavenly act of smoking is to belittle one of life's most wicked and pleasurable of indulgences.
- As a result he was vilified by the right-wing press, which even published a copy of his birth certificate.
- It's probably worth noting at this point that Raël has waged a long war on the media - vilifying them through press releases for publishing mean things about him.
- And the final question, can we in our profession discuss these issues in a calm, mutually respectful way without criticizing, belittling or vilifying one another?
- Those who dislike speech or publications vilifying certain groups should speak out in their defence, not use the law to punish unwelcome opinions.
- The fair-weather friends have evidently evaporated into thin air, effectively abandoning him and vilifying his illustrious name.
- Shooters, hunters and firearms owners are frequently vilified by the general press.
- He has been vilified, discredited and discarded in a manner usually reserved for world class failures.
- At the same time this freedom can get used and abused to vilify the same government that helped to bring about our liberation.
- The SPLA claims the raids were an attempt to defame and vilify teachers and demanded that the government discipline the inspectors involved.
- They maligned and vilified him, and tried to inter the good that he did with his bones.
- We should value our capitalist system without romanticizing it, and understand and try to mitigate its defects without vilifying it.
- During the tour, the press vilified the rockers as bad-mouthed, loud, gaudy and unkempt.
- People should be supporting people like me, not vilifying me.
- History books alternate between praising and vilifying him.
- When anybody calls their bluff and punctures this self-delusion, they can only cope by insulting and vilifying their critics.