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calumny
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  • Alas one is in the grave, torn to pieces by calumnies and bullets; another is now before you, still battling with calumnies and bullets—
  • Alas one is in the grave, torn to pieces by calumnies and bullets; another is now before you, still battling with calumnies and bullets—
  • Every word of it is a calumny, and I think, gentlemen, that you have been guilty of a mean action.
  • As to the pretty governesses whom Pavlicheff is supposed to have brought from Paris, they only exist in Mr. Keller’s imagination; it is another calumny.
  • The miscreants have written a tissue of calumny in their article, and these are the men who seek for truth, and do battle for the right!
  • He never squandered the funds of his company nor ill-treated his subordinates, I am absolutely certain of it; I cannot imagine how you could bring yourself to write such a calumny!
  • As for Evgenie Pavlovitch," he continued with some excitement, "the whole thing is a calumny, a dirty calumny.
  • As for Evgenie Pavlovitch," he continued with some excitement, "the whole thing is a calumny, a dirty calumny.

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  • The committee is characterized by chaos and calumny.
  • We can expect calumny from our critics.

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