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Public DamagePlay
Vilify is often used in situations where someone's reputation is harmed in front of others. SlideThe article served to vilify the celebrity, causing public outrage.
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Negative IntentPlay
Using 'vilify' implies the speaker has a negative intention to harm someone's image. SlideHe didn't just criticize his opponent; he aimed to vilify them.
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Beyond CriticismPlay
Vilify suggests more than criticism; it implies strong disparagement. SlideIn her speech, she didn’t just disagree, she vilified the whole project.