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Glossary of Lesson 08: Negative Connotations

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defame
to slander, libel or discredit
defile
to make dirty; to dishonor
depravity
wickedness or corruption
despicable
contemptible or worthy of scorn
desecrate
to defile, violate or contaminate something sacred
flagrant
outrageous or scandalous
hedonistic
pleasure-loving
guile
deceit or treachery
imperil
to endanger or jeopardize
infernal
hellish
insolence
rudeness; insulting behavior
lewd
indecent or obscene
malevolent
showing ill will; spiteful
marauder
a person or animal that makes raids for booty
morbid
unhealthy or unwholesome; gloomy
odious
hateful or offensive
prodigal
wasteful; spending too much
profane
having no regard for sacred things; vulgar
revile
to verbally abuse
subvert
to overthrow or destroy

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