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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions.

Usage examples (23)
  • If we're going by just "overrated" not all the way to "terribly disappointing" I'd like to nominate Lolita, as, even though it's a calumniation of many Nabikov...
  • Bronsart exquisitely accuses our opponents of ill-will, unfairness, and calumniation.
  • To see them filled with ink, if you are not cautious, enemies will succeed in calumniation.
  • Thou hast grieved over my calumniation, and likewise hast lamented the damage to my good name. for more
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