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synonyms for calumnious

  • calumniatory
  • defamatory
  • injurious
  • libelous
  • scandalous
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How to use calumnious in a sentence

Catharine had no need, however, of crediting these calumnious tales in order to be moved to hostile action.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
It was the work of twenty years' sedulously applied deception and calumnious machinations.
ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED (2ND ED.)C. H. THOMAS
Moreover, it is absolutely calumnious to say that the congregation explicitly declared that he had forfeited all his authority.
THE JESUITS, 1534-1921THOMAS J. CAMPBELL
In War again, he has helped to conquer Corsica; fought duels, irregular brawls; horsewhipped calumnious barons.
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Sheriff neas Mackay admits with regard to it that "it must be deemed a calumnious work."
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS 1542-1587VARIOUS
For the woman who makes to herself her own rule of conduct must be prepared for calumnious tongues.
JUDITH SHAKESPEAREWILLIAM BLACK
The latter charge, but for his revival of it, might have been waived aside as equally calumnious and incredible.
THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF LORD BYRONFRANCIS HENRY GRIBBLE
Cavelier de la Sale could not allow himself to remain exposed to these calumnious imputations.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
It appears to me to be slanderous and calumnious to compare a Diamond Beetle to the filthy and mischievous animal libelled.
REMINISCENCES OF SCOTTISH LIFE AND CHARACTEREDWARD BANNERMAN RAMSAY
We owe it to her to preserve her honor untarnished, that the calumnious crowd may not pry into the motives of her generous act.
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WORDS RELATED TO CALUMNIOUS

  • abusive
  • calumnious
  • contumelious
  • denigrating
  • derogatory
  • detracting
  • detractive
  • disparaging
  • injurious
  • insulting
  • opprobrious
  • traducing
  • vilifying
  • vituperative
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