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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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"How then," the Slander asked, triumphantly, "have you overtaken me?"
Such censurers as these, whether they speak from their own guess or suspicion, or from the report and opinion of others, may properly be said to slander the reputation of the book they condemn.
"In the first place, if it be true, it is no slander, but simply a scandal-loving report.
It was dark, and past supper-time, but the judge was not thinking of supper; he was eager to hear the slander refuted from headquarters, and as eager to have Howard hear it, too.
'I appeal to the owner of the Facebook account in the name of 'Yau Loh' to stop the slanders. The photograph of myself meeting with the voters which was uploaded for the slander had also been 'stolen' by the party concerned from my Facebook account.
According to the prime minister's lawyer Dodevski, the size of the damages matches the seriousness of the slanders leveled at his client.
This would be an example of prohibited speech, since it slanders Jewish law.
KCNA said: "At the trial the accused admitted that what they did were criminal acts committed, prompted by the political motive to isolate and stifle the socialist system of the DPRK (North Korea) by faking up moving images aimed at falsifying its human rights performance and hurling slanders and calumnies at it.
One of the slanders levelled against them was they were cannibals because they preached the Sacramental words of Jesus "This is my Body and this is my Blood".
How can we stand it, or if we are comfortable with it, why are we not ashamed, to speak what desecrates and slanders the holy?
He added: "If a defendant is aware what she says or does is likely to be reported, and that if she slanders someone that slander is likely to be repeated, there is no injustice in her being held responsible for the damage the slander causes."
As Phedon tells Guyon and the Palmer, the cause of all his misfortunes was his friend Philemon whose slanders against Claribell aroused his jealous fury.
This person should strive to improve Russia's relations with these countries, rather than slander," Karimli said.
The Roman Catholic Papacy has been the target of accusation, slander, caricature, politics and rebuke from its beginnings in the first century of the Christian Church down to the present day.