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synonyms for maligning

  • insulting
  • offensive
  • rude
  • calumniating
  • castigating
  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • defamatory
  • derisive
  • disparaging
  • insolent
  • invective
  • libelous
  • obloquious
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • reviling
  • sarcastic
  • scathing
  • scolding
  • scurrilous
  • sharp-tongued
  • slanderous
  • traducing
  • upbraiding
  • vilifying
  • vituperative
  • belittling
  • disparaging
  • derisive
  • derogatory
  • offensive
  • opprobrious
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antonyms for maligning

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  • kind
  • nice
  • respectful
  • complimentary
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      How to use maligning in a sentence

      It phased out a much-maligned system called E-Tran that repeatedly crashed last year, one lender said.
      THIRD ROUND OF PPP LENDING TOPS $35 BILLION AS SBA IRONS OUT GLITCHESAARON GREGGJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      The precise target of the invaders remained unclear, but their intentions were surely malign.
      IN 1814, BRITISH FORCES BURNED THE U.S. CAPITOLJOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      Far from being upended by the coronavirus pandemic, the much-maligned section of the ad industry is in rude health thanks in large part to a surge in online advertising.
      AS AD TECH SURGES, CHALLENGES REMAIN — AND NOT JUST FROM THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICSEB JOSEPHJANUARY 5, 2021DIGIDAY
      Rechnitz, 49, said the chain’s financial and patient-care practices are sound and the homes have been unfairly maligned by some state officials, journalists and others.
      PROFIT AND PAIN: HOW CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST NURSING HOME CHAIN AMASSED MILLIONS AS SCRUTINY MOUNTEDDEBBIE CENZIPER, JOEL JACOBS, ALICE CRITES, WILL ENGLUNDDECEMBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON POST
      I had no intention of maligning the gentleman, and the evident astonishment my question causes you is very reassuring.
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      Whether I shall proceed in law against these scoundrels for maligning me, I have not determined.
      SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
      Why, the Dunces had been maligning him all their days, long before the treatise on the Profund.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
      Writers uniformly take a wicked pleasure in maligning the Basque language.
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      It was manifest that she had been maligning Rachel, and instigating his mother to take up the cudgels against her.
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      He cocked his hat, clapped his hand to his sword, asked which of the gentlemen was it that was maligning his family?
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