When you verbally attack someone and call him names and say mean things, this is an example of a time when you revile.
Origin of revileMiddle English revilen ; from Old French reviler, to regard or treat as vile ; from re-, re- + viler, to humiliate ; from vil, vile
verbre·viled, re·vil·ing, re·viles
Origin of revileMiddle English revilen, from Old French reviler : re-, re- + vil, vile; see vile.
(third-person singular simple present reviles, present participle reviling, simple past and past participle reviled)
- (obsolete) reproach; reviling
- The gracious Judge, without revile, replied. "” Milton.