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Word of the Day — July 19, 2012

July 24, 2012 - Scott Viau
Vilify — VIL-ih-FYE — to speak or write about someone or something in an abusively disparaging manner

Example: "An editorial in the N.Y. Times commented on the reaction to Republican freshman Representative from Arkansas, who attempted to talk sense about taxes: 'Mr. Crawford was immediately vilified by Grover Norquist, the antitax vigilante, who said the plan would violate a no-new-tax pledge Crawford signed when running for office.'"

 
 

 

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