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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Revile \Re*vile"\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Reviled; p. pr. & vb. n. Reviling.] [Pref. re- + OF. aviler to make vile, depreciate, F. avilir; [`a] (L. ad.) + vil vile. See Vile.] To address or abuse with opprobrious and contemptuous language; to reproach. "And did not she herself revile me there?" --Shak. [1913 Webster] Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again. --1 Pet. ii. 23. [1913 Webster] Syn: To reproach; vilify; upbraid; calumniate. [1913 Webster]




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