• Definition for "calumniate"
    • To make maliciously or knowingly untrue statements about.…
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  • Sentence for "calumniate"
    • "ye are spoken against," omitting the…
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  • Verb Forms for "calumniate"
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calumniate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To make maliciously or knowingly untrue statements about. See Synonyms at malign.
    • to help make maliciously or knowingly untrue statements about. See Synonyms at malign.
  • verb:
    • to produce upsetting untrue responses about (some body)
    • charge falsely or with malicious intention; attack the nice name and trustworthiness of someone
    • to produce hurtful false opinions about (some body)
    • cost falsely or with destructive intent; strike the good title and reputation of someone
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of some thing disreputable; to slander; to libel.
    • To propagate bad reports with a design to injure the standing of another; which will make intentionally false costs of some offense or criminal activity.
    • To accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of something disreputable; to slander; to libel.
    • To propagate evil reports with a design to injure the trustworthiness of another; which will make intentionally untrue fees of some offense or criminal activity.
  • others:
    • To utter calumny concerning; fee falsely and knowingly with some crime or offense, or something disreputable; slander.
    • Synonyms Defame, Calumniate, etc. See asperse.
    • To utter calumny regarding; cost falsely and knowingly with crime or offense, or something disreputable; slander.
    • Synonyms Defame, Calumniate, etc. See asperse.
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