libelous

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Would the editors of the Commune do anything about the base, libelous article?

No, indeed, slander and libelous talk are not necessary ingredients of gossip.

Bathori's reign was not, however, free from libelous attacks on the Jews.

Again the country newspapers were filled with libelous paragraphs.

Before you started that song, you dreamed things about the Martian Development Corporation that were libelous!

The alleged oath is scurrilous, wicked and libelous and must be the invention of an impious and venomous mind.

It is not half so libelous as that of the Commercial which appeared four days before, and which has been given in these pages.

Yet this libelous production was reprinted as late as Eighteen Hundred Ninety.

Who was the libelous wretch who said that the flowers of California had no perfume and the birds there had no song?

In his youth he was suspended from college, and when he was a very old man he was fined $5,000 for writing a libelous article.

WORD ORIGIN

also libellous, 1610s, from libel (n.) + -ous. Related: Libelously; libelousness.

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