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rejected, abused, scorned.
dishonored, disgraced, degraded, Mocked, Abased, embarrassed, Defamed, shamed.
blister, set upon, have at, bash, beset, encounter, assault, lambaste, lay into, invade, molest, come at, bust, blast, work over, malign, berate, trash*, criticize, charge, maltreat, impugn.
censure, reprove, shoot down, blitz, stretch, refute, jump on one's case, blame, jump down one's throat.
pan, belittle, slander, dis, pooh pooh, take a dig at, knock*, tear to pieces, put down*, rip, find fault, slam, dump on, take down a peg, cut down to size.
blotch, give a black eye, defame, rip*, blot, attack, smudge, do a number on, rip up and down, dishonor, libel.
discredit, lower, condemn, downgrade, minimize, underrate, disgrace, put down, denounce, diminish, poor-mouth, reprobate, cry down, hit*, underestimate, take away, mark down, take swipe at, rail against, write off, discount, devalue, throw stones at, reprehend, undervalue, slam*.
scorch, cast aspersions on, put zingers on, knock, cast slur on, stigmatize, throw mud at, belie, speak evil of.
discountenance, contemn, humble, deprecate, look down on, find fault with, sneer at, scoff at, clamor against, dispraise, deride, fault, slight, scorn, spurn.
lessened, Discounted, reduced, cast aspersion, diminished, abraded, Derogated, Detracted, Disparaged, Decried, Depreciated.
deject, degrade, chill*, disdain, discourage, dispirit, dishearten, sour grapes, dismiss, demoralize, downcry, ridicule, put hooks in.
traduce, bad-mouth, mudsling, dirty*, defile, run down, disparage, injure, insult, curse, take a swipe at, revile, bespatter, tear down, blacken, detract, roast, pollute, derogate, depreciate, backbite, besmirch, speak ill of, denigrate, befoul, scandalize, sully, accuse, smear, slur, asperse, cast aspersion, rap, spatter, opprobriate, misrepresent, vilify, villainize, taint, tarnish, decry, stain, calumniate, abuse, vituperate, harm, soil.
humiliated, exposed, discomfited, shown up, debunked, Ostracized, showed up, Ridiculed.
blackened, denigrated, smeared, sullied, Libeled, tarnished, Denounced, Stigmatized, Traduced, badmouthed, Calumniated, Slandered, Vilified, Scandalized, besmeared, Pilloried, besmirched, discredited.
Examples of usage:
– The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
– Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema by Sam Vaknin
– Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
– The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
– Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison