Calumny

Definition of Calumny

Cal´um`ny
n.1.False accusation of a crime or offense, maliciously made or reported, to the injury of another; malicious misrepresentation; slander; detraction.
Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny.
- Shak.

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abuse, animadversion, backbiting, backstabbing, belittlement, bitchiness, calumniation, cattiness, contumely, defamation, depreciation, disparagement, invective, libel, obloquy, opprobrium, reflection, revilement, scandal, scurrility, slander, stricture, tale, traducement, vilification, vituperation
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