adv. slanderously, in a defamatory manner

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • vilifyingly — vil·i·fy·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • vilifyingly — adverb : in a vilifying manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • vilify — vilification, n. vilifier, n. vilifyingly, adv. /vil euh fuy /, v.t., vilified, vilifying. 1. to speak ill of; defame; slander. 2. Obs. to make vile. [1400 50; late ME < LL vilificare. See VILE, FY] Syn. 1. depreciate, disparage, calumniate,… …   Universalium

  • pejoratively — adv. disparagingly, derogatorily, vilifyingly, slanderously …   English contemporary dictionary

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