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  • 141Johann Eck —     Johann Eck (Eckius)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Johann Eck (Eckius)     Theologian and principal adversary of Luther, b. 15 Nov., 1486, at Eck in Swabia; d. 10 Feb., 1543, at Ingolstadt. His family name was Maier, and his father, Michael… …

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  • 142libel — li·bel 1 / lī bəl/ n [Anglo French, from Latin libellus, diminutive of liber book] 1: complaint (1) used esp. in admiralty and divorce cases 2 a: a defamatory statement or representation esp. in the form of written or printed words; specif: a… …

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  • 143perstringe — verb /pəˈstɹɪn(d)ʒ/ To censure, criticize. I speak not of such as generally tax vice [...], but such as personate, rail, scoff, calumniate, perstringe by name, or in presence offend …

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  • 144shouldst — verb Second person singular simple past form of shall. Doth it seem good to thee that thou shouldst calumniate me, and oppress me, the work of thy own hands, and help the counsel of the wicked? Job 10:3 …

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  • 145Douay–Rheims Bible — The Bible in English Old English (pre 1066) Middle English (1066–1500) Early Modern English (1500–1800) Modern Christian (1800–) Modern Jewish (1853–) Miscellaneous This box …

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  • 146Nakhla raid — Raid on Meccan Caravans, Nakhla Date December, 623 , 2 AH Location Nakhla Result Successful raid[1] …

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  • 147New England Art Union — The New England Art Union (1850 ca.1852) was established in Boston, Massachusetts for the encouragement of artists, the promotion of art in New England and the wider United States.[1] Edward Everett, Franklin Dexter, and Henry Wadsworth… …

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  • 148denounce — I (condemn) verb anathematize, animadvert, asperse, assail, assail with censure, assault, attack, be censorious, belittle, berate, besmear, besmirch, blackball, blacken, blacklist, brand, bring into discredit, bring to account, call to account,… …

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  • 149injure — in·jure vt in·jured, in·jur·ing 1: to interfere with or violate the legally protected interests of: as a: to harm the physical, emotional, or mental well being of b: to cause (another) to suffer from damage to, deprivation of, or interference… …

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  • 150disparage — I verb affront, asperse, be insolent, be rude, belittle, bemock, besmear, bespatter, blacken, blot, bring reproach upon, calumniate, cavil, censure, cheapen, condemn, contemn, criticize, debase, decry, defame, deflate, degrade, denigrate,… …

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  • 151abase — I verb abuse, adulterate, belittle, bring down, brutalize, calumniate, debase, decivilize, defame, deform, degrade, demean, demote, derogate, diminish, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, downgrade, humble, humiliate, lower, pervert, reduce, set down …

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  • 152contemn — I verb abhor, abominate, accuse, asperse, be contemptuous of, belittle, besmirch, calumniate, cast aspersions, censure, criticize, debase, debauch, decry, defile, denigrate, denounce, depreciate, deride, derogate, desecrate, despise, detest,… …

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  • 153defame — de·fame /di fām/ vt de·famed, de·fam·ing [Medieval Latin defamare, alteration of Latin diffamare to spread news of, defame, from dis , prefix marking dispersal or removal + fama reputation]: to make the subject of defamation de·fam·er n Merriam… …

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  • 154denigrate — I verb abase, accuse, asperse, attack, attaint, belittle, besmear, besmirch, bespatter, blacken, blacken one s good name, blemish, brand, call names, calumniate, cast aspersions, charge, compromise, condemn, criticize, decry, defame, degrade,… …

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  • 155derogate — I verb abase, asperse, be derogatory, belittle, besmirch, bespatter, blacken, blot, brand, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, bring shame upon, calumniate, cast a slur upon, cast aspersions, debase, decry, defame, demean, demote,… …

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  • 156lessen — I verb abate, abbreviate, abridge, abstract, adulterate, allay, alleviate, assuage, attenuate, bate, belittle, boil down, calumniate, censure, check, compress, condense, contract, curb, curtail, cut, cut down, decimate, decline, decrease, decry,… …

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  • 157malign — I verb abuse, anathematize, asperse, attack, attack the reputation of, besmirch, blaspheme, bring into discredit, calumniate, cast a slur upon, cast aspersions, curse, decry, defame, defile, denigrate, denounce, deprecate, derogate, disesteem,… …

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  • 158pillory — I verb accuse, asperse, attaint, befoul, belittle, berate, besmear, besmirch, bespatter, blacken, blot, brand, bring shame upon, calumniate, cast a slur upon, cast aspersions on, cause a scandal, damage a reputation, debase, defame, defile,… …

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  • 159smear — I verb asperse, attack, attaint, belittle, besmear, besmirch, besmut, blacken, blemish, brand, calumniate, cast a slur, contaminate, decry, defame, defile, degrade, denigrate, denounce, depreciate, derogate, destroy one s reputation, detract,… …

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  • 160abuse — Synonyms and related words: abuse of office, addiction, afflict, aggrieve, assail, assailing, assault, atrocity, attack, bark at, batter, befoul, befoulment, belittle, berate, berating, betongue, betray, betrayal, bewitch, billingsgate, bitter… …

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