libellous


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(used of statements) harmful and often untrue

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The WST categorically deny maKing any libellous comments, threats or abuse to Ms Booth, and "would advise her to taKe this matter up with North Wales Police".
However, the demanded apology was never given for the actual libellous content of the postings, and untold damage was done to the charity.
Obviously people won't be allowed to swear or be libellous but in politically correct Britain it's time to let people say what they want.
They are constantly monitoring his claims, which we consider are libellous.
All entries, provided they are not X-rated or libellous, will appear on our liverpool echo.
Some short letters are not included and a few potentially libellous passages as well as 'over-elaborate valedictory courtesies in the final paragraphs' have been removed.
But please remember: we won't accept offensive or libellous material to be posted on this site, and each person can only register once.
This latest accusation is totally false, malicious and, in our opinion, libellous.
Spencer admitted his comments were libellous but claimed damages against him should be small because they were only on the site for a short time.
To undermine staff in this way is totally unprofessional and libellous, as if staff do not get slated enough at present.
When, however, Browne in the seventh eclogue of The Shepheards Pipe engages with (Wither's speciality) "the market for libellous satire" and the scandalous Somerset/Howard marriage, not only does he not use heptasyllables; he also contrives that the first exchanges of Palinode (literally "backwards song") and Hobbinoll should, actually, re-verse each other, diagrammatizing divergence and playing wittily (and not at all informally) upon the meaning of "recant"--which Hobbinoll, besotted bridegroom that he is, won't, at least not in any commonly derived sense.
The Finnish central bureau of investigation suspects that there may be libellous information in the book.
The charges against the newspaper and against Mirdamadi as its boss include propaganda against the Islamic regime, publication of untrue and libellous articles, supporting counterrevolutionaries and other opponents of the regime, offending religious beliefs, inciting political violence and spreading corrupted Western culture.
A Finnish man has been sentenced to pay FIM2,800 in fines for sending two libellous text messages to a telephone chat line.
To suggest, as her piece does, that this arrangement was for Fr Lyden-Smith's personal selfish reasons frankly verges on the libellous.