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libel

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  • 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
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abuse

noun. verbal attack
  • bad-mouthing
  • blame
  • castigation
  • censure
  • curse
  • curses
  • defamation
  • derision
  • hosing
  • insults
  • invective
  • kicking around
  • knifing
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • pushing around
  • put-down
  • quinine
  • reproach
  • revilement
  • scolding
  • signifying
  • slander
  • swearing
  • tirade
  • upbraiding
  • vilification
  • vituperation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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