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words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

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

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Knox was charged with slandering police after accusing officers of beating her during the original investigation.
14) In the chronicle accounts of the revolt, the rebels are almost universally portrayed as slandering Gaunt, Robert de la Hales (the Treasurer of the Realm), and Simon Sudbury (the Archbishop of Canterbury) by accusing them of treason.
A Croatian court convicted both Srdjan Ivanisevic and Suad Rizvanbegovic to 30-day prison terms or one-year suspended sentences for insulting and slandering the other.
McLeod upheld his paper's "right" to take potshots at religion by declaring that "there are as many hypocrites in organized religion today as there were when Jesus walked the earth"--thereby slandering not only millions of living believers, but countless devout Jews who are 2000 years dead and helpless to defend themselves.
Sanders charges that IRS next contrived allegations of wage fraud to justify a secret year-long investigation that included prying into Sanders' personal records and bank accounts, slandering the firm throughout her local community and issuing Sanders a subpoena to appear before a grand jury.
Maybe those who are young will not remember, but even though the agents were different, such campaigns of slandering are not new in Turkey.
Eid, who presents the weekly television program "Al-Fasad," Arabic for "corruption," is charged with slandering Judge Shaheed Salameh.
A RICH businessman has accused a senior rabbi of slandering him by claiming that he was a "sexual predator" who pursued married women.
A judge found Heidi Fleiss liable for slandering two police officers and an Olympic gold medal-winning diver, and ordered her to pay them $340,000.
Michael Wayne Ferrell, individually and on behalf of Master Industrial Service Teams (MIST), had sued the companies for defrauding him out of his business in 1996, for slandering him and MIST and for endeavoring to run him out of business, by interfering with existing and prospective business relationships.
SEUL (CyHAN)- South Korea on Thursday urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to stop slandering against President Park Geun-hye, expressing deep regrets over the recent condemnation.
Eid, who presents the weekly television program "Al Fasad," Arabic for "corruption," is charged with slandering Judge Shaheed Salameh.
The councilwoman became upset, grabbed Jones by the left wrist, removed the clipboard from his hand and, yelling ``You're slandering me