calumnious


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(used of statements) harmful and often untrue

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But at the trials the whole pack of calumnious cards came tumbling down.
But the Vindication was clear in its rejection of the claims of the Kirk, which were 'filled with calumnious Reproaches and Insinuations, false and mistaken Narrations, suited to a subtile carrying on of a corrupt and desperate Design, without manifestation of any great respect had unto truth, sincerity, and simplicity of Spirit.
crimes of violating human rights and democratic rights of citizens homicide, assault, rape, prostitution, kidnapping and human trafficking, kidnapping, trespassing, framed calumnious statements, defamation, insult and humiliation, perjury, and torture;
Sullivan, allow misleading and even calumnious claims about the most important topics of speech.
The themes of theater, justice, and redress are also prominent in a well-known story by Jorge Luis Borges, "Emma Zunz," in which the eponymous protagonist hatches a plot to avenge her father, the victim of a calumnious malfeasance.
Granger, a military veteran, was under attack from the right-wing American Legion, seeking to expel him from the organization as "a pernicious thinker, agnostic, calumnious and an enemy to a free people and their political independence.
And as another response to the calumnious charge of Sir Isaiah Berlin, it is certainly welcome.
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.
64) An administrator for the Palma Sugar Company complained that when their agents "bring workers for cane cutting from Santiago de Cuba, they are bothered by elements that congregate in the train station, making a dreadful, calumnious and cruel propaganda that, for example, the workers in this Central are badly treated and hit with machetes.
Scicluna told the Italian bishops newspaper Avvenire that accusations the pope had helped cover up abuse were "false and calumnious.
In numerous articles, the Frayhayt accused the Forverts of being calumnious "giftmisher" ("spreaders of poison").
and calumnious knave" Lavache in All's Well That Ends Well or
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.