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- v. To make vile; to debase; to degrade; to revile.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make vile; to debase; to degrade; to revile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See villainize.
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For legislators eager to villanize medical marijuana providers and their patients, we'd suggest they proceed with caution.
CD: People can be lazy in their storytelling and then characters become one dimensional and easy to villanize.
These villains, and the media voices that villanize them, create public support for the least common denominator: ending financial fraud.
You can go ahead and villanize this woman, but remember she was caught up in hurricane Wilma and had medical bills.
I hope Elizabeth City's religious community will take a “love the sinner, hate the sin” approach to confronting our worst areas and not villanize the people they find there.
People in this thread are trying to villanize "progressi vism" as liberalism as socialism.
That seems to be what the author is getting at, which is absurd and only serves as an attempt to villanize industry.
It's sad enough that he lost control and almost killed Rihanna, but it's a whole new level of low to continue to emotional abuse her by reconciling for the sole purpose of trying to absolve himself from his pathetic actions against her … now, my first and second inclinations are to condemn and villanize Chris Brown.
That term has been fed to you by people who what to villanize those companies.
What I'm trying to get at is, if in this culture of tolerance that we as American's are striving toward everyday, we want to say that we truly are inclusive of all races, beliefs, creeds, orientations, cultures and whatever else ... than we must stop trying to villanize each other.