calumnious


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Synonyms for calumnious

Synonyms for calumnious

(used of statements) harmful and often untrue

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Iranian courts issued arrest orders against five Argentines a week after the Interpol vote, claiming the five had made calumnious statements against Iran.
In numerous articles, the Frayhayt accused the Forverts of being calumnious "giftmisher" ("spreaders of poison").
It addresses a very corrosive and calumnious slur against any young Palestinian who would be a political activist on the West Bank" who would be called a "terrorist" because of his activism.
One after the other, leaders of the rich nations stood before the General Assembly to pontificate flummeries which masked their governments' calumnious behaviour in the world.
RIL stated in its letter that " what makes the current campaign even more calumnious is that it has been launched not only when the matter is sub- judice before the Supreme Court, but also seems timed to sabotage the government's entire efforts to get more investments for oil exploration under the NELP- VIII round".
The English are so enthralled by the Blatant Beast's calumnious prophesyings of the tyrannical Whore of Babylon that they miss the true danger, Dryden argues in one of his particularly strong aphoristic couplets:
But it is not the people maligned by such calumnious statements who are the monstrous ones.
of disproving by their own brilliant exertions in defence of their country that calumnious charge of disaffection and disloyalty" so often levelled against them.
Scicluna told the Italian bishops newspaper Avvenire that accusations the pope had helped cover up abuse were "false and calumnious.
And as another response to the calumnious charge of Sir Isaiah Berlin, it is certainly welcome.
The year before he died, Wemz categorically asserted that since he would soon meet his maker, he could assert, with God as his witness, that "the Society had given no cause for the calumnious attacks upon it.
But at the trials the whole pack of calumnious cards came tumbling down.