calumny


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

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But now a competitor is selling a cosmetic product with a very similar ponytail design in a case that resembles the CALUMNY perfume bottle.
For these many years, I have regarded the Hawthorn[e] family as my friends--and now just when I need most to be at peace with all the world this calumny is sprung upon me
The final calumny was her death by asphyxiation at the local hospital, a scene we witnessed first-hand.
NNA - National News Agency Director, Laure Sleiman Sb, on Thursday said that journalism was never a political bazr or a dais for slander, calumny, and lies, but rather a pen that conveys news with objectivity, accuracy, and impartiality.
KEVIN Maguire co-authored Great Parliamentary Scandals: Five Centuries of Calumny, Smear & Innuendo.
He is certainly welcome to Gujarat to campaign for the Congress party, but has come and joined, unfortunately, the campaign of calumny, based on untruths and misleading the public with falsehoods.
Excess in eating or drinking may, for example, lead to various improprieties and indiscretions, to unchastity, to sins against justice and charity, to back-biting, to calumny, to slander.
Kennedy's operatives were also not above playing "dirty tricks," spreading the calumny in West Virginia that Humphrey had shirked military service.
I have come to launch a campaign of ideas, not one of calumny.
The former DPS deputy chair has also stated that he was not afraid of potential attack by his former party and added that he was the only one who sued Dogan over calumny.
I have investigated this calumny and find no historical basis.
Calumny is not a term commonly used nowadays but certainly one that has surfaced as a common intention of free speech: in that the common use of the ability to voice an opinion can also be a chance to slander someone's reputation.
Sarkozy said Woerth was a victim of calumny "without the slightest reality" and he wished people would take more interest in big issues such as health care and pensions rather than in "those who create scandals".
Fisher (a specialist in constitutional law at the Law Library of the Library of Congress) defends the role of the US Congress in the American constitutional system, arguing that while all three branches of government have records that are decidedly mixed, the calumny that is often reserved for Congress as inherently inept threatens its subordination to the less democratic institutions of the executive and the judiciary.
Fortunately, the club's owners David Gold and David Sullivan have been able to dismiss that calumny with grace and eloquence.