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Synonyms for slanderer

one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel

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According to Ina Habermann (2), the theatricality of detraction is revealed in the "slander triangle," the idea that defamation requires a slanderer, a victim, and a listener.
So, should someone in Lanao who feels he has been libeled go all the way to Quezon City to file his case because it is where his slanderer frequents and is familiar with?
If not, you are a slanderer,"AaAeAeA Erdogan said during a spee at the end of November, according to an Al Jazeera ( re
Gross was viciously attacked as a "Jewish slanderer" (in a memorable quote, historian Janusz Kurtyka called him "the vampire of Polish historiography"), and nationalist opinion rallied around the flag.
Once an eager champion of moral integrity and honesty and a slanderer of hypocrites and corrupt officials, Lin Shu became disappointed in his later years with officialdom, as he wrote with weariness that "to become an official, these two words are just like a horrible infection" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
But if you don't present the evidence, you are either a partner in the violations, or you are negligent, a liar and a slanderer," Fneish said during the session.
(5) According to Agamben's reading of The Trial, Kafka's "K," too, is a self-accusative mark, albeit in a different context: "In Roman trials ..., slander [calumnia, in old Latin kalumnia] represented a threat so grave for the administration of justice that the false accuser was punished by marking his forehead with the letter K (the initial of kalumniator, slanderer)....
The word devil comes from the Middle English devel, which in turn derives from the Ancient Greek diabolos meaning "slanderer".
These peculiar texts, commonly interpreted as protection against a slanderer, end in a curse: (41)
This is not about a lie being promoted by the writer of an article here or an insult issued by a slanderer there.
It urged people subjected to online smear campaigns to report any cyber violations for legal action to be taken against the site and the slanderer.
It should be possible to describe a society (for instance, wartime Poland) without being falsely pigeonholed as either a slanderer or a defender of it.
When Iago accuses his wife of being too loquacious, Desdemona declares, "O, fie upon thee, slanderer!" (2.1.125).
No, it is the Tempter himself, the Slanderer, the Evil One into whose clutches we are mortally afraid to fall.
It is perhaps surprising, given Redmond's emphasis in his argument on the Jacobean audience's developing awareness and understanding of the use of Italianate stage tropes, that Shakespeare's own earlier "infamous Italian slanderer" (203) (who of course shares his name with both James and Jachimo) only merits one brief mention at the end of a chapter on xenophobia in an Italianate context.