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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His trial, however, ended in a scandalous fiasco.
The result was a scandalous series of scenes in parliament and of courts martial.
For some hasty words, amplified by the doubtful evidence of treacherous retainers,, ,~t together with a foolish charge of dabbling with astro~t~e ~n logers, the heir of the royal line ~ Thomas of Woodstock duke of had been tried and executed with scandalous haste.
It gained, however, such a scandalous notoriety for disorder that it was discontinued in 1855, the rights being purchased for £3000.
It is frequently asserted that discipline was lax at this period and that ministers of scandalous lives were allowed to continue in their charges.