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calumnious (adj.)

"slanderous, using calumny," late 15c., from Latin calumniosus, from calumnia "slander, false accusation" (see calumny). Related: Calumniously; calumniousness.

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Definitions of calumnious

calumnious (adj.)
(used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign;
Synonyms: calumniatory / defamatory / denigrative / denigrating / denigratory / libellous / libelous / slanderous
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