Definition of revile:
pervert, reproach, damage, denounce, rail, scold, ill-treat, vituperate, malign, study at scold, maltreat, rail at, abuse, upon, fulminate, molest, persecute, ill-use, ruin, disparage, rail off, defame, harm, aggrieve, inveigh, prostitute, defile, train, victimize, assail, ravish, censure, misuse, injure, violate, rail in, impose on _or_ oppress, berate, vilify, slander, wrong, praise, misemploy.
- "King of the Castle", George Manville Fenn.
But when I come home, hoping for a further degree of peace and quiet, I find my wife upon her bed in a horrible rage afresh, calling me all the bitter names, and, rising, did fall to revile me in the bitterest manner in the world, and could not refrain to strike me and pull my hair, which I resolved to bear with, and had good reason to bear it.- "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
- "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.