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 for Vilifying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vilify \Vil"i*fy\ (v[i^]l"[i^]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Vilified; p. pr. & vb. n. Vilifying.] [L. vilis vile +
     -fy; cf. L. vilificare to esteem of little value.]
     1. To make vile; to debase; to degrade; to disgrace. [R.]
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              When themselves they vilified
              To serve ungoverned appetite.         --Milton.
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     2. To degrade or debase by report; to defame; to traduce; to
        calumniate. --I. Taylor.
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              Many passions dispose us to depress and vilify the
              merit of one rising in the esteem of mankind.
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     3. To treat as vile; to despise. [Obs.]
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              I do vilify your censure.             --Beau. & Fl.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "vilifying":
     abusive, back-biting, backbiting, belittling, bitchy, blackening,
     blameful, calumniatory, calumnious, catty, censorious,
     condemnatory, contemptuous, contumelious, damnatory, defamatory,
     denunciatory, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory,
     derisive, derisory, derogative, derogatory, detracting, detractory,
     disparaging, execrating, execrative, execratory, invective,
     inveighing, judgmental, libelous, maligning, minimizing,
     objurgatory, pejorative, priggish, reproachful, reprobative,
     reviling, ridiculing, scandalous, scoffing, scurrile, scurrilous,
     slanderous, slighting, vituperative

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