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That night, Bush fired back at her for what he said was a “slanderous, libelous” campaign.

Google also released a predator update, as I like to call it, that demoted libelous content within its search results.

Removing that protection would mean that Facebook could be sued if its algorithm promotes any libelous speech or illegal content on a user’s News Feed.

From Time

This time, the jury concluded that two of the contested quotations were false but decided that neither was libelous.

The words were neither libelous nor offensive; this was simply a matter of taste.

And unlike campaign ads, if potentially libelous super-PAC ads are aired, television stations can be held liable.

We learn from this letter that The Journals remarks on the Jireh product are libelous.

We have made them many times and for several years past; if libelous, the manufacturer has excellent grounds for damages.

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

But, it got wind, and was seized as libelous, and brought the unlucky poet into severe affliction.

If it is libelous, then the writer and the publisher should both be held responsible in damages.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to libelous, such as: aspersive, backbiting, calumniatory, calumnious, contumelious, and debasing.

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