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libel

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of libel

  1. to make untrue and harmful statements about <the court decided that the newspaper's reportage of the former mayor, while irresponsible, did not constitute an effort to libel him> Synonyms asperse, blacken, calumniate, defame, slander, malign, smear, traduce, vilifyRelated Words belittle, denigrate, detract, disparage; discredit, disgrace, dishonor, shame; abase, debase, degrade, humble, humiliate; disdain, scornNear Antonyms exalt, glorify, honor; acclaim, applaud, commend, praise; esteem, respect; admire, regard; adore, revere, venerate, worship





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