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See definition of calumniating on Dictionary.com
  • as inabusive
  • as invituperative

synonyms for calumniating

  • insulting
  • offensive
  • rude
  • castigating
  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • defamatory
  • derisive
  • disparaging
  • insolent
  • invective
  • libelous
  • maligning
  • obloquious
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • reviling
  • sarcastic
  • scathing
  • scolding
  • scurrilous
  • sharp-tongued
  • slanderous
  • traducing
  • upbraiding
  • vilifying
  • vituperative
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antonyms for calumniating

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  • kind
  • nice
  • respectful
  • complimentary
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    How to use calumniating in a sentence

    Is it not calumniating a just God, to say that He punishes men for their faults, even in the present life?
    SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
    "He is the same Major Stapylton that a rascally press is now libelling and calumniating," said Barrington, hotly.
    BARRINGTONCHARLES JAMES LEVER
    Is it not calumniating a just God, to say, that he punishes men for their faults, even in the present life?
    GOOD SENSEPAUL HENRI THIRY, BARON D'HOLBACH
    Among these we may distinguish the inexpiable guilt of calumniating a bishop, a presbyter, or even a deacon.
    THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
    But let him beware—for I will call no man friend who gains his bread by calumniating my country.
    DISCUSSION ON AMERICAN SLAVERYGEORGE THOMPSON
    I know only too well that he disliked me, and amused himself by calumniating me; but I am generous and I forgive him!
    PINOCCHIOC. COLLODI
    He had moreover aggravated the guilt of his apostasy by calumniating and ridiculing the Church which he had deserted.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    To these calumniating charges it was admitted on all sides that Smith, himself, was giving some color of truth.
    THE REAL MANFRANCIS LYNDE
    No doubt, too, you have written letters to him calumniating her character.
    THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEETWALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE
    But in reality what occurs in the public-house we are too much in the habit of calumniating.
    THOUGHTS ON MANWILLIAM GODWIN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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