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slander

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  • nounscandalous remark
  • verbmake a scandalous remark
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Synonyms for slander

noun scandalous remark
  • defamation
  • disparagement
  • libel
  • misrepresentation
  • smear
  • aspersion
  • backbiting
  • calumny
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • dirt
  • hit
  • lie
  • muckraking
  • mud
  • obloquy
  • rap
  • scandal
  • slam
  • slime
  • tale
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • black eye
  • dirty linen
  • mud-slinging

Antonyms for slander

  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • praise
  • flattery
  • glorification
  • nicety
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More words related to slander

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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