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slander
used in The Brothers Karamazov

12 uses
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Definition
lie to damage the reputation of another; or the lies told
  • He was only speaking from confused memory of old slanders.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (95% in)
  • 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.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (95% in)
  • Hate not those who reject you, who insult you, who abuse and slander you.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (3% in)
  • No one will know of it, it can give rise to no unjust slander.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (93% in)
  • It's either an attempt to slander me, or the hallucination of a madman," Mitya still shouted.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (63% in)
  • He's slandering me from spite....
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (63% in)
  • I am a slandered man.
    Book 11 — Ivan (85% in)
  • No, she had not intentionally slandered him when she cried that Mitya despised her for her bowing down to him!
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (36% in)
  • Perhaps people will cry out against me that I am morbid, hysterical, that it is a monstrous slander, that I am exaggerating.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (39% in)
  • You will say that was dishonorable: it's dishonorable to slander even the dead, and even to save a brother.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (58% in)
  • True, but what if he slandered him unconsciously?
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (58% in)
  • He slandered him in society, injured him, calumniated him, bought up his unpaid debts to get him thrown into prison.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (89% in)

There are no more uses of "slander" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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