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calumny
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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false accusation against a person
  • Of such insolences and attempted slights he, of course, took no notice, and in the opinion of most people his frank debonair manner, his charming boyish smile, and the infinite grace of that wonderful youth that seemed never to leave him, were in themselves a sufficient answer to the calumnies, for so they termed them, that were circulated about him.
    Chapter 11 (76% in)

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