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slander
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  • did you set these women on to slander Lord Angelo?
  • If he took you a box o’ th’ ear, you might have your action of slander too.
  • Therefore, indeed, my father, I have on Angelo impos’d the office; Who may, in the ambush of my name, strike home, And yet my nature never in the fight To do in slander.
  • What king so strong Can tie the gall up in the slanderous tongue?
  • Were not you, then, as cruel as the sentence That you have slandered so?
  • Slandering a prince deserves it.
  • Thy slanders I forgive; and therewithal Remit thy other forfeits.
  • Slander to the state!

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  • In the United States, it is extremely difficult for someone famous to win a slander lawsuit—almost no matter what is said.
  • Check your sources or you could be sued for slander.

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