defamation

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Synonyms for defamation

Synonyms for defamation

Synonyms for defamation

an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

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Ms Ward, 56, denied the slander and libel claims made against her and relied on the defences of justification and public interest.
Summary: BEIRUT: Zahle in the Heart bloc MP Oqab Saqr filed Tuesday a law suit against the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Commands (PFLP-GC) media officer Anwar Raja for slander and libel.
One can slander and libel the Queen, the Pope and the British, yet one must not say a word against an Arab or Muslim.
Lockheed Martin engineers Emmett Jiles, Walter Tyler and Dale Herron are alleging racial discrimination, emotional distress, slander and libel.
Coleman's attorneys have filed a countersuit, alleging slander and libel.