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Word of the Day — January 25, 2013

January 25, 2013 - Scott Viau
Vilify — VIL-ih-FIE — referencing someone or something in an unpleasant, abusively disparaging manner

Example: "With reference to the public reaction when a woman claimed her child was dragged away by a wild dog, 'Australians continued to vilify the grieving mother, even when it turned out it was a wild dog after all.'"

 
 
 

 

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