Humiliate and Vilify


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Humiliate verb – To reduce to a lower standing in one's own eyes or in others' eyes.
Vilify and humiliate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Vilify" instead a verb "Humiliate".
Nearby Words: humiliation, humiliating
Synonyms for Humiliate


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Vilify verb – To make untrue and harmful statements about.
Usage example: claimed that she had been vilified by the press because of her conservative views

Humiliate and vilify are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Humiliate" instead a verb "Vilify".
Nearby Words: vile, vilification, vilified, vilifying
Synonyms for Vilify

Common collocations

woman humiliate woman vilify woman
anyone humiliate anyone vilify anyone
enemy humiliate enemy vilify enemy
women humiliate women vilify women
Other nouns: victims.
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