calumnious


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Synonyms for calumnious

Synonyms for calumnious

(used of statements) harmful and often untrue

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(32.) Among trislegomena linking Hamlet to Hamlet, Sarrazin lists calumnious, but this occurs only once in Hamlet (including in Q1), once in All's Well That Ends Well, and once in All Is True (Henry VIII); nevertheless it belongs among trislegomena.
In the complaint, Faeldon enumerated what he described as 'vicious, calumnious and personal attacks' hurled at him by the senator, including the latter's pronouncement that he was 'at the heart' of the drugs scandal at the Bureau of Customs (BoC).
This calumnious "alternate history" (47), which as Djordjevic argues was likely influenced by FitzWalter himself (48), was then picked up and adapted by such of Stow's readers "as Michael Drayton and Anthony Munday [who] sought to capitalize both on its originality and its novelty" (47).
His involvement in the legal system does not equal respect for it, as can be garnered from his recent calumnious outburst against a judge of Latino ethnicity.
During the election to Bihar Assembly the BJP and Narendra Modi had made calumnious propaganda that if JDU-RJD-Congress alliance were elected Jangal Raj would return to Bihar.
In addition to poorly-written "filed stories" festooned with calumnious fiction, Pakistan's military and intelligence agency trains a menagerie of bots and trolls who harass persons like me on Twitter and Facebook and to promote and defend the state, including its terrorist assets.
By moving past the derogatory connotation of Runa as dirty, calumnious subhuman, her goal is to position indigenous woman as cardinal element of the term and reinstate an original semantic value as inclusive of two equal genders in harmony with their human and natural world.
When barely twelve years of age he was wrongfully accused of lustful advances by his calumnious stepmother Luna.
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." (150)
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.' (71)
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." Miller attacked him from the left.