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backbiting

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  • nounhateful talk
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Synonyms for backbiting

noun hateful talk
  • abuse
  • gossip
  • lie
  • slander
  • spite
  • aspersion
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • calumniation
  • calumny
  • cattiness
  • defamation
  • denigration
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • disparagement
  • invective
  • malice
  • obloquy
  • scandal
  • spitefulness
  • tale
  • traducement
  • vilification
  • vituperation

Antonyms for backbiting

  • praise
  • encouragement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to backbiting

aspersion

noun. verbal exhibition of bad temper

detraction

noun. misrepresentation; slander
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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