Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to criticize (someone or something) unfairly
We habitually denigrated our boss in his absence.
Sinonimi
disparage
his tendency to disparage literature
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run down
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slag (off) (slang)
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knock (informal)
I'm not knocking them: if they want to do it, it's up to them.
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rubbish (informal)
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blacken
They're trying to blacken our name.
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malign
We maligned him dreadfully, assuming the very worst about him.
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belittle
We mustn't belittle her outstanding achievement.
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decry
He is impatient with those who decry the scheme.
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revile
What right had the crowd to revile them?
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vilify
He was vilified and forced into exile.
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slander
He has been questioned on suspicion of slandering the politician.
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defame
He complained that the article defamed him.
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bad-mouth (slang)
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besmirch
Lawyers can besmirch reputations.
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asperse
Contrari
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big up (slang, mainly Caribbean)
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take your hat off to

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of belittle
Definition
to treat (something or someone) as having little value or importance
We mustn't belittle her outstanding achievement.
in the sense of besmirch
Definition
to tarnish (someone's name or reputation)
Lawyers can besmirch reputations.
Sinonimi
drag through the mud,
smirch
in the sense of blacken
Definition
to damage (someone's reputation)
They're trying to blacken our name.
Sinonimi
knock (informal),
rubbish (informal),
slag (off) (slang),
bad-mouth (slang),
bring into disrepute,
smirch,

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