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Definition of revile verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] revile somebody (for something/for doing something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they revile
he / she / it reviles
past simple reviled
-ing form reviling
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to criticize someone or something in a way that shows how much you dislike them He was reviled in the press for his angry outbursts.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: revile