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synonyms for calumniate

  • accuse
  • asperse
  • blacken
  • blaspheme
  • libel
  • malign
  • revile
  • scandalize
  • slander
  • slur
  • smear
  • vilify
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antonyms for calumniate

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  • compliment
  • flatter
  • honor
  • laud
  • praise
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How to use calumniate in a sentence

Young men there are who behind our backs calumniate us and before us kiss our hands, with a base smile begging kind looks from us!
THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
The hired advocate may calumniate as he will, but he can show no collusion or connivance on your part.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
The imbeciles are not content to calumniate, to persecute, to make wretched the artist in his lifetime.
THE SECRET GLORYARTHUR MACHEN
Calumniate a human being in youth—adulate that being in age;—what has been the interval?
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
But what would become of "bad tongues" in this world if there were not generous natures to calumniate and vilify?
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
He has crowned the outrage of this debate by venturing to rise here and calumniate me.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
Our bigots, who calumniate the world, have said a hundred times, that your religion succeeded only because it was wholly sensual.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 10 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
If the vice-governatore could drink her liquor, what mariner would henceforth dare calumniate it!
THE WING-AND-WINGJ. FENIMORE COOPER
He speaks to calumniate thinkers, and to warn the faithful against the discoveries of science.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 6 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
Yes, what would be his judgment of those who in public preaching clinch and claw, attack and calumniate each other?
EPISTLE SERMONS, VOL. IIMARTIN LUTHER
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