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Definition of "calumniatory" [ca•lum•ni•a•to•ry]

  • Containing calumny; slanderous. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "calumniatory" in a sentence
  • "There are twelve or thirteen of them brought here by him unaccounted for; hear his prevarications in the jail and elsewhere: and if he is an innocent man, cruelly imprisoned under an illegal warrant, and these vile, calumniatory libels, are actually this"
  • "He must divert their sympathy for Ray into distrust of him, and before he had fully considered his words they were spoken, -- crafty, insidious, and calumniatory."
  • "Covenanters, whilst the grand house was being built from the profits resulting from the sale of writings favouring Popery and persecution, and calumniatory of Scotland's saints and martyrs, had risen from the grave, and banned Scott, his race, and his house, by reading a certain psalm."
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