denigrate(redirected from denigrates)
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Related to denigrates: defame, vilifying
denigrateverb abase, accuse, asperse, attack, attaint, belittle, besmear, besmirch, bespatter, blacken, blacken one's good name, blemish, brand, call names, calumniate, cast aspersions, charge, compromise, condemn, criticize, decry, defame, degrade, delate, denounce, depreciate, dishonor, expose, gibbet, give a bad name, humiliate, implicate, incriminate, inculpate, insult, libel, lower, malign, pillory, put in a bad light, put to shame, reflect poorly upon, reproach, reprove, revile, run down, shame, slander, smear, smirch, sneer at, soil, speak ill of, stain, stigmatize, sully, taunt, traduce, vilify, vilipend, vituperate
See also: blame, cavil, censure, condemn, contemn, decry, defame, denounce, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, discommend, discredit, dishonor, disoblige, disparage, fault, impeach, libel, malign, pillory, smear, sully, tarnish