Calumniatory Ca*lum"ni*a*to*ry, a. Containing calumny; slanderous. --Montagu. [1913 Webster]

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  • contemptuous — I adjective abasing, abject, abominable, abusive, accusatory, arbitrary, arrogant, base, brazen, bumptious, calumniating, calumniatory, calumnious, challenging, compromising, contemptible, contumelious, damaging, decrying, defamatory, defiant,… …   Law dictionary

  • derogatory — I adjective belittling, calumniatory, calumnious, censorious, condemnatory, contumelious, defamatory, denunciatory, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, detracting, detractory, disapprobatory, disapproving, discrediting, disdainful,… …   Law dictionary

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