(vl"*f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vilified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Vilifying.] [L. vilis vile + -fy; cf. L. vilificare to esteem of little value.] 1. To make vile; to debase; to degrade; to disgrace. [R.]
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When themselves they vilified
To serve ungoverned appetite.
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2. To degrade or debase by report; to defame; to traduce; to calumniate. I. Taylor.
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Many passions dispose us to depress and vilify the merit of one rising in the esteem of mankind.
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3. To treat as vile; to despise. [Obs.]
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I do vilify your censure.
Beau. & Fl.
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