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Synonyms for maligner

one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel

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From Borodulin's testimony it appears that discontent with Peter was widespread throughout Astrakhan, and that the chief maligner was the head of the rebel leadership Iakov Nosov.
Browning confirmed his repudiation of "lying Schlegel" in a letter to John Daniel Williams of January 30, 1880: "I cordially hate the maligner of Euripides.
2006, Misteltherapie als begleitende Behandlung zur Reduktion der Toxizitat der Chemotherapie maligner Erkrankungen.
Whatever you are, maligner, reviler, aggressor, oppressor, racist, strongman, murderer, liar, denier-to see your own face, look to what you say of the Jews.
And my question: Does the President know why this Republican debate is tolerating such a reported maligner, and does he believe they should?