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synonyms for slanderous

  • defamatory
  • disparaging
  • malicious
  • calumniatory
  • opprobrious
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antonyms for slanderous

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  • complimentary
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How to use slanderous in a sentence

“I would rather die than sleep another night beneath your slanderous roof,” he cried at the foot of the stairs.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She had had a bitter experience of what Mrs. Grundy could say, and felt a wholesome dread of that slanderous individual.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The ‘inventions’ and most slanderous statements regarding most of us are, however, outrageously false and wicked.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
How dare you come into the presence of a Princess inventing such slanderous monstrosities against your superior.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
You will be told, no doubt, that this is a slanderous statement, so let me give you a little evidence.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
I know not how it is, but the terms ‘Queen Anne furniture and blue china’ have become words of almost slanderous railing.
OXFORDANDREW LANG
But I cannot bear that a slanderous backbiting tongue should make you think that I have seen no service.
CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
As for you, Lucette, it's perfectly clear now that Susan believes you responsible for spreading a slanderous lie about her.
THE BOOK OF SUSANLEE WILSON DODD
No amount of intellectual brilliancy or artistic skill can justify what is false and slanderous.
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
For what else is a slanderous and ill-natured man than a fox, or something still more wretched and mean?
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WORDS RELATED TO SLANDEROUS

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