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Synonyms for libel

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a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person

the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defamation) and any relief he seeks

print slanderous statements against

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None of the libellers seem to have been able to write, since in order to commit their message to paper, and so give it maximum publicity, they sought the services of three travelling tradesmen from Coventry, Lancelot Ratsey, Alexander Staples and William Hickman, who happened to be lodging at the Swan.
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La signature de Kheriji ne semble avoir desormais aucune valeur, sauf peut-etre pour libeller les cheques.
But alongside the respectable friend to liberty and the radical politician was the libeller of his king, blasphemer of his God, confirmed lecher and unashamed debtor.
Adams saw in Paine "a little busy meddling scribbler," a foul-mouthed drunkard stirring up the Philadelphia rabble with ill-bred criticisms of privilege and wealth, an "insolent Blasphemer of things sacred and transcendent Libeller of all that is good.
While in this case the court recognized an individual's right to sue a group libeller, the court clarified that the suit disclosed no cause of action in group libel, only one for personal defamation.
In Tatler 92 (10 November 1709), he says that "Libel and Satyr are promiscuously joined together in the Notions of the Vulgar, though the Satyrist and Libeller differ as much as the Magistrate and the Murderer" (2:74).
Attn: Service Commandes Publiques (correspondance a libeller a l~attention de M.