English to Afrikaans Meaning :: vilify

Vilify :
sleg praat
- sleg praatvilifiesvilifying
 

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Verb(1) spread negative information about

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(1) The SPLA claims the raids were an attempt to defame and vilify teachers and demanded that the government discipline the inspectors involved.(2) To vilify the ancient and heavenly act of smoking is to belittle one of life's most wicked and pleasurable of indulgences.(3) You speak of democracy but vilify those that dare speak against your hero.(4) At the same time this freedom can get used and abused to vilify the same government that helped to bring about our liberation.(5) The SF president also launched attacks on the Government for trying to vilify the party but argued that while the peace process was in tatters, it could be rebuilt.(6) Shooters, hunters and firearms owners are frequently vilified by the general press.(7) As a result he was vilified by the right-wing press, which even published a copy of his birth certificate.(8) But on the face of it, the content of the books did not appear to constitute racial vilification or incitement to violence, he said.(9) The fair-weather friends have evidently evaporated into thin air, effectively abandoning him and vilifying his illustrious name.(10) This campaign of vilification has had two main sources.(11) He has been vilified , discredited and discarded in a manner usually reserved for world class failures.(12) She has her detractors, to be sure, her vilifiers , and they can be found on the internet; and their vitriol convinces me they've never dealt with the lady on the personal front.(13) For this disinterested behaviour their reward has been a campaign of vilification and innuendo which has left both of them feeling angry and betrayed.(14) Six vilifiers simply condemned the company with zero evidence of loss or harm to them or anyone else.(15) I guess I'm one of the main vilifiers and I'd be lying if I said I'm ashamed of that.(16) History books alternate between praising and vilifying him.
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Verb
1. disparage ::
afkraak
2. denigrate ::
denigrerend
3. defame ::
laster
5. revile ::
beledig
6. abuse ::
misbruik
7. speak ill of ::
praat siek van
8. criticize ::
kritiseer
9. condemn ::
veroordeel
10. denounce ::
veroordeel
11. malign ::
skadelike
12. slander ::
laster
13. libel ::
laster
14. slur ::
klad
16. lay into ::
lĂȘ in
17. slam ::
slam
19. dis ::
dis
20. talk smack ::
praat smack
21. crucify ::
kruisig
22. derogate ::
afbreuk
23. calumniate ::
laster
Different Forms
vilifies, vilify, vilifying
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