vilify


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spread negative information about

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First, the right have better resources to vilify their enemy--the poor--than the left have to vilify theirs.
THE slaughter of 8,000 Muslims at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war was a myth staged to vilify the Serbs accused of their murder, former leader Radovan Karadzic claimed yesterday.
Why do we vilify the McCanns yet let the Mugabes, dictators and the warmongers carry on?
Since it is, in part, the sexual affirmations of gay male culture that lead young gay men into sex work, LGBT people should also be first to help them get past it, and the last to vilify them.
association with the dissident movement ends up strengthening the hand of the hardliners since they can then vilify the reformers by association.
Sherman's March to the Sea looks critically at sources that would vilify or sanctify Sherman's actions or personality beyond what the events of history say, and focuses upon what Sherman himself intended his wartime strategy to be: not a "total war" in which civilians are brutally slaughtered en masse, but rather extreme property, city, and supplies destruction designed to force the South to end the war as quickly as possible, therefore saving lives in the long run.
Americans have long had an ambivalent relationship with pleasure, and we've always been quick to vilify our objects of desire.
It's a curious slant on ``tolerance'' for an Echo writer to vilify local Roman Catholics, on account of those that committed atrocities in mediaeval Europe.
The 20th Bond film 'Die Another Day' sparked an outcry on both sides of the Korean border because of scenes that protesters say vilify communist North Korea and offend the South's national pride.
Policymakers who vilify businesses that are already heavily regulated, like the insurance industry, may get themselves elected or re-elected, then leave it to others to suffer the consequences.
"A hundred years later, letters to the editor commenting on the anti-trust suit against Microsoft suggest that Bill Gates is the hero of the hour.Just as Casey Jones's contemporaries would rather lionize than vilify him, even had they known of his penchant for recklessness, so is Gates admired as a bold individualist who brought benefit to millions by helping make the internet accessible to the masses.
In the process they have chosen to degrade and vilify other institutions.
"The above statements not only tended to vilify my reputation or character but actually vilified it.
"In Kyrgyz Keldibekov literally said 'karalap', which means "to vilify", not criticize, not challenge, but to vilify," Daniyar Narymbaev explained.
However, the 45-year-old insists he's the perfect person to help Lohan deal with her problems as she fights accusations she stole a necklace from a Hollywood jewelers, because he understands how the media can "vilify without fact".