Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another. Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another.
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authorship of certain libelous letters.
DO NOT post defamatory, libelous, inaccurate comments.
For one thing, such titles are often themselves libelous, and simply quoting it back repeats the libel.