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What is another word for defaming?

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Noun
The act of injuring another's reputation through slander
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“Yet by his many entries, and his defaming of my title, he has so terrified all purchasers that no man will buy one foot of land of me.”
Adjective
Extremely offensive, harsh and insulting
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Verb
Present participle for to make hurtful and untrue comments about
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“People expect journalists to be careful when they write articles, but, unless they defame a person, they are not liable in negligence to somebody who may be affected by their article, because they do not owe that person a duty of care.”
Verb
Present participle for to prosecute or accuse of wrongdoing
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“Although he was innocent, they chose to defame him and ruin his reputation by spreading false accusations.”
Verb
Present participle for to express disapproval of
Verb
Present participle for to disgrace or reduce the dignity of
Verb
Present participle for to mark out as having a particular (typically negative) quality
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