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libel

see definition of libel
  • nounpurposeful lie about someone, often malicious
  • verbpurposefully lie about someone
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Synonyms for libel

noun purposeful lie about someone, often malicious
  • defamation
  • aspersion
  • calumny
  • denigration
  • lying
  • obloquy
  • smear
  • vituperation
  • malicious

Antonyms for libel

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