Word of the Day: denigrate

Pronunciation: [DEN-i-greyt]

Definition(s): to speak damagingly of; criticize in a derogatory manner; sully;defame:

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: In many court cases, one party will denigrate the other in an attempt to sway the judge or jury.

Synonyms: slander, vilify, decry

Antonyms: compliment, praise, laud, commend

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