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She was knocked even further off-balance when the student who she says attacked her filed a lawsuit alleging that Axley had defamed him by recounting her story to others.

Aijaz Jakhrani criticised his political opponents for playing dirty tricks to defame him by posting obscene pictures and stories after hacking his Facebook page.

Sullivan claimed he’d been defamed by false statements in an advertisement, published in the Times, accusing him of committing violence against civil rights activists.

The fact that after this advice, Governor Cuomo instructed surrogates to attack and defame those who courageously came forward with their stories should not be lost on anyone.

The Constitution does not give publishers license to defame.

But this is often seen as little more than a way of trying to defame Edward III on the continent.

Mr. Taniguchi allegedly continued to defame her to clients, intimidating them into dropping commercial deals with her.

You could see in his eyes that he knew the Army would defame him, but he knew he was in the right.

Sometimes she does it to defame them, other times to make it seem as if they shared her ideology.

I hope to be able to teach you that it's one thing to defy a board of directors, and it's another to defame a respectable man.

They defame one another, and mutually treat each other as impostors and false teachers.

Yessum, she said a absolute piece of po'try what I would not defame my lips by repeating to you.

Their plan of life is to defame other people, and by this means proclaim their own superiority over other weak mortals.

Oh, you are wrong to defame St. Jeans; it is badly kept but it well keeps its famous ones.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defame, such as: besmirch, denigrate, discredit, disgrace, disparage, and malign.

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