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defames

verb , present tense third-person singular of defame

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1 to make untrue and harmful statements about
  • of course I want to win the election, but I refuse to defame my opponent in order to do so
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2 archaic to make a claim of wrongdoing against
  • so the harmless old woman was defamed of witchcraft
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