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  • 81slander — slanderer, n. slanderingly, adv. slanderous, adj. slanderously, adv. slanderousness, n. /slan deuhr/, n. 1. defamation; calumny: rumors full of slander. 2. a malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report: a slander against his good name …

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  • 82depreciate — de·pre·ci·ate /di prē shē ˌāt/ vb at·ed, at·ing vt: to subject to depreciation: lower the value of vi: to fall in value compare appreciate Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 83dishonor — dis·hon·or 1 n: refusal on the part of the issuer (as a bank) to pay or accept commercial paper (as a check) when it is presented see also wrongful dishonor dishonor 2 vt: to refuse to pay or accept a bank dishonor ing the checks for insufficient …

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  • 84detract — verb a) To take away; to withdraw or remove. b) To take credit or reputation from; to defame or decry. Syn: defame, decry …

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  • 85brand — I noun badge, colophon, copyright label, disgrace, earmark, emblem, hallmark, identification mark, identification tag, impress, imprint, insignia, label, mark, nota, owner s mark, owner s sign, piste, seal, sigil, sign, signet, smirch, stain,… …

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  • 86Werner Erhard vs. Columbia Broadcasting System — For other uses, see Werner Erhard (disambiguation). Werner Erhard vs. Columbia Broadcasting System Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County Court Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County …

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  • 87Cyberextortionist — A cyberextortionist(s) is an individual or group who uses email as an offensive force. The group or individual usually sends a company a threatening email stating that they have received confidential information about their company and will… …

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  • 88Meera (Irtiza Rubab) — Meera Born Irtaza Rubab 12 May 1977 (1977 05 12) (age 34)[citation needed] Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Occupation Film actress, model …

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  • 89denounce — 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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  • 90disparage — 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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  • 91seditious libel — Written or spoken words, pictures, signs, or other forms of communication that tend to defame, discredit, criticize, impugn, embarrass, challenge, or question the government, its policies, or its officials; speech that advocates the overthrow of… …

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  • 92denigrate — 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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  • 93disgrace — I noun abasement, abjectness, abomination, attaint, bad character, bad name, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, badge of infamy, baseness, blemish, blot, brand, cause of reproach, cause of shame, comedown, condition of infamy, contempt,… …

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  • 94dispraise — I noun blame, castigation, censure, condemnation, criticism, decrial, denunciation, depreciation, detraction, disapprobation, disapproval, discommendation, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disparagement, dissatisfaction, disvaluation, ignominy,… …

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  • 95malign — 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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  • 96pillory — 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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  • 97smear — 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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  • 98sully — I verb asperse, attaint, bedim, begrime, belittle, bemire, besmear, blacken, blemish, blot, blur, brand, contaminate, corrupt, daub, debase, decry, deface, defame, defile, degrade, denigrate, denounce, deprecate, depreciate, dirty, discredit,… …

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  • 99tarnish — I verb asperse, befoul, blacken, blemish, blot, brand, cloud, contaminate, corrode, darken, deface, defame, degrade, denigrate, desecrate, dim, dirty, discolor, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, dull, fade, foul, inquinare, lose luster, maculate,… …

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  • 100backbite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. attack, revile. See detraction. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. slander, malign, *backstab, defame, vilify, gossip, smear, *badmouth, *dump on, *tell tales out of school. III (Roget s Thesaurus II)… …

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