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malign

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of malign


malign

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of malign

  1. to make untrue and harmful statements about <a candidate who believes that it is possible to win an election without maligning anyone> Synonyms asperse, blacken, calumniate, defame, libel, slander, 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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