Calumniate



to make false and malicious statements about; slander.
Historical Examples

The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) Charles James Lever
The Gods are Athirst Anatole France
Les Misrables Victor Hugo
Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2) Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon
Voltaire’s Philosophical Dictionary Voltaire
John Ronge: The Holy Coat Of Treves John Ronge
Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
Old Mortality, Complete, Illustrated Sir Walter Scott

verb
(transitive) to slander
v.

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