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defame
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
to hurt someone's reputation through false statements
  • They used my talent-for the defamation of itself.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (51% in)
  • Throughout men's history, money was always seized by looters of one brand or another, whose names changed, but whose method remained the same: to seize wealth by force and to keep the producers bound, demeaned, defamed, deprived of honor.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (81% in)
  • It will be useless to defame me-I know the nature of the accusations and I will state them to you myself.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (77% in)

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