A false and malicious statement or report about someone.
The first document or pleading filed in an admiralty action, which is now called a complaint.
A piece of satirical writing, usually attacking or ridiculing someone
A group of such notes
The act of slandering or libeling; defaming.
The malicious denunciation or slandering of another person, especially as part of an effort to ruin the reputation of a public figure.
The expression of injurious, malicious statements about someone
A derogatory or damaging comment on a person's character or reputation; disparagement:
(Christian Theol.) Unseemly conduct of a religious person that discredits religion or causes moral lapse in another
Abusively detractive language or utterance; calumny:
(Informal) A biased, malicious attack on the character or activities of a person, institution, etc.
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