uncomplimentary remark
index disparagement

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • uncomplimentary — /ʌnkɒmpləˈmɛntri/ (say unkompluh mentree) adjective 1. not flattering; critical: an uncomplimentary remark. 2. not becoming: an uncomplimentary colour …   Australian English dictionary

  • insinuation — Synonyms and related words: access, accusal, accusation, accusing, admission, allegation, allegement, animadversion, apple polishing, arraignment, ascendancy, ascription, aside, aspersion, ass kissing, authority, backscratching, bill of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cut — Synonyms and related words: AWOL, French leave, Parthian shot, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Spartan, Vandyke, abandon, abate, abatement, abbreviate, abbreviated, abrade, abrasion, abridge, abridged, abscind, abscondence, absence, absence without …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dump — Synonyms and related words: Augean stables, Parthian shot, abandon, abase, abasement, abash, abjure, abundance, accumulation, affront, amassment, ammo dump, archives, armory, arsenal, artillery park, aspersion, atomic arsenal, atrocity, attic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • flout — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, abase, affront, aspersion, atrocity, back answer, barrack, belittle, blaspheme, break, break the law, brickbat, call names, care naught for, caustic remark, chaff, comeback, contemn, contempt, contravene …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gibe — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, affront, aphorism, apothegm, aspersion, atrocity, back answer, barrack, be merry with, bon mot, boutade, brickbat, bright idea, bright thought, brilliant idea, call names, caustic remark, chaff, comeback …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jeer — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, affront, aspersion, atrocity, back answer, barrack, boo, brickbat, bullyrag, call names, catcall, caustic remark, chaff, comeback, contempt, contumely, crack, cut, cut at, cutting remark, decry, deride,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mock — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, abuse, adopt, affect, affected, affront, alike, alternate, alternative, ape, aped, apocryphal, appropriate, artificial, aspersion, assume, assumed, atrocity, back answer, backup, bamboozle, barrack,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • put down — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, abase, abasement, abash, account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, affront, annihilate, ante, ante up, apply to, ascribe to, aspersion, asphyxiate, assign to, atrocity, attach to, attribute to …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reflection — Synonyms and related words: CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, IF signal, IM display, Parthian shot, RF echoes, S curve, action and reaction, address, adumbration, adverse criticism, advisement, affirmation, albedo, allegation, animadversion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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