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slander
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He was only speaking from confused memory of old slanders.
  • Hate not those who reject you, who insult you, who abuse and slander you.
  • No one will know of it, it can give rise to no unjust slander.
  • But the spirit of folly, which had caught up Fyodor Pavlovitch, and was bearing him on the current of his own nerves into lower and lower depths of ignominy, prompted him with this old slander.
  • He’s slandering me from spite….
  • No, she had not intentionally slandered him when she cried that Mitya despised her for her bowing down to him!
  • I am a slandered man.
  • True, but what if he slandered him unconsciously?
  • He slandered him in society, injured him, calumniated him, bought up his unpaid debts to get him thrown into prison.
  • Perhaps people will cry out against me that I am morbid, hysterical, that it is a monstrous slander, that I am exaggerating.
  • You will say that was dishonorable: it’s dishonorable to slander even the dead, and even to save a brother.
  • It’s either an attempt to slander me, or the hallucination of a madman," Mitya still shouted.

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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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