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See definition of slanders on Dictionary.com
  • nounscandalous remark
  • verbmake a scandalous remark

synonyms for slanders

  • 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 slanders

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  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • praise
  • flattery
  • glorification
  • nicety
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How to use slanders in a sentence

In 1839 the sculptor Dorlange-Sallenauve knew of Bixiou and complained of his slanders.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
There isn't a man or woman in Askatoon who'd believe your sickening slanders, for every one knows what you are.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
How dare you come to me with slanders so vile, false, unprincipled woman?'
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
Neither conscience, reason, nor religion, will admit that the aspersions of another justify your slanders.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
There is the question, of course, of the truthfulness or falsity of the various slanders which had such a tremendous effect.
THE SECRET GLORYARTHUR MACHEN
This led to murmurs from the slavery party, and slanders were spread concerning the editor's character.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
He slanders the pedigree of this man as mean and base, yet he was not ashamed to take from him twenty-three thousand pounds.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XI. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Then he slanders the soil, which, he declares, will produce neither grain nor vegetables.
A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT - VOLUME IFRANCIS PARKMAN
Plutarch may be thought to balance his extravagant slanders by his impossible eulogies.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
He could not comprehend how his simple, truthful, unostentatious story could awaken such unkind feelings, such baseless slanders.
STANLEY'S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAJOEL TYLER HEADLEY AND WILLIAM FLETCHER JOHNSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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