calumniating
Calumniate Ca*lum"ni*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calumniated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {calumniating}.] [L. calumniatus, p. p. of calumniari. See {Calumny}, and cf. {Challenge}, v. t.] To accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of something disreputable; to slander; to libel. [1913 Webster]

Hatred unto the truth did always falsely report and calumniate all godly men's doings. --Strype. [1913 Webster]

{Syn}. -- To asperse; slander; defame; vilify; traduce; belie; bespatter; blacken; libel. See {Asperse}. [1913 Webster]


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